Accession Number:

ADA055725

Title:

Cruise Data Report, R/V Atlantis II 93 Leg 7.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The RV ATLANTIS II Cruise 93 Leg 7 left Port Louis, Mauritius, 8 April 1976 on a 29 day geophysical and geological survey in the Mascarene and Somali Basins in the Western Indian Ocean. Seventeen piston cores were successfully recovered in the Mascarene Basin, Amirante Trench and Somali Basin regions. Single channel continuous seismic profiles were made on 2920 km ships track in the Somali Basin. Echo soundings, total geomagnetic field and gravity field data were collected throughout the entire leg. The RV ATLANTIS II arrived in Mombasa, Kenya, on 6 May 1976. Summary charts of the underway data collected during this cruise are provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE