Figure and table thumbnails.

F1. Terminology for coring operations and core recovery.

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F2. Hard-rock core division procedures.

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F3. Core curation procedures for hard rocks.

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F4. Example of gabbro HRVCD form.

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F5. Graphic lithology patterns used during Leg 179.

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F6. Classifications of ultramafic, gabbroic, and silicic plutonic rocks.

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F7. Example of igneous/metamorphic core-description spreadsheets.

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T1. XRF analytical conditions for Leg 179.

F8. Example of structural log spreadsheet.

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F9. Key to structural identifiers used during Leg 179.

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F10. Table showing checklist used for spreadsheet comments associated with each structural identifier.

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F11. Table showing intensity scales applied to structural identifiers for brittle and ductile deformation.

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F12. Key to textural features entered in structural VCDs and summary spreadsheet.

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F13. Downhole logging tool strings used for Leg 179.

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T2. Schlumberger tool and measurement acronyms.

T3. Specifications of the downhole tools deployed during Leg 179.

F14. Geometry of the seismic while drilling experiment for Leg 179.

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F15. Planned radial and circumferential tracks of the shooting ship Sonne for the Leg 179 OSE.