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Cruise inventory

Ferder 78/5 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameFerder
Cruise identifier78/5 Leg 2
Cruise period1978-05-12 — 1978-05-26
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe purpose of this leg was to continue the programme of drilling selected priority sites, and if necessary bad weather sites, initiated during the first leg in which pre-Quaternary rocks would be encountered. These sites occur mainly between the north of Lewis and the Shetlands. Fugro re-entry system; NEC gas recorder; drill.

5 sites were occupied were boreholes were drilled: site 97, 78/4; site 9, 78/5; site 18A, 78/6; site 17, 78/7; and site 66, 78/8. Borehole 78/6 wasn't completed due to drilling difficulties.
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportFerder 78/5 Leg 2 cruise report ferder5_78leg2.pdf — access key 'C' (2.53 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsFerder 78/5 Leg 2 cruise track — ferder5_78leg2_track.pdf (0.59 MB)  Ferder 78/5 Leg 2 cruise track — trk2136.html
Geology and geophysics 
In-situ seafloor measurement/samplingQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: 5 sites with a borehole drilled at each