Ferder 78/5 Leg 3
Cruise summary report
|Cruise identifier||78/5 Leg 3|
|Cruise period||1978-05-27 — 1978-06-06|
|Port of departure||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Peterhead, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||The main objective of this leg was to investigate the thick Quaternary sequence at the northern edge of the continental shelf. Only one wholey Quaternary site was attempted and this had to be abandoned after the string had jammed. The remaining time was spent at two sites close to Shetland investigating the solid rock subcrop. McClelland sea floor jack; NEC gas recorder; drill.
3 sites were occupied and boreholes drilled, 78/9, 78/10A & 78/10B and 78/11.
|Chief scientist||Nigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)|
|Cruise report||(1.06 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Track charts||(0.25 MB)|
|Geology and geophysics|
|In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: 4 boreholes drilled in total at 3 sites