Hole 1036B (Prospectus Site DD-2) The ship was moved in DP mode to Hole 1036B. A TV survey was run for 1.75 hr to locate the edge of the Dead Dog mound and confirm that the site was free of clams. The seafloor was tagged at 2426.0 mbrf. Hole 1036B was spudded at 0945 hr. APC Cores 169-1036B-1H to 3H were taken from 0 to 27.7 m with 102.1% recovery. XCB Cores 169-1036B-4X to 6X were taken from 27.7 to 52.3 m (2479.1 mbrf) with 75.0% recovery. The hole was terminated at the target depth. The bit cleared the seafloor at 1830 hr on 16 September.
Hole 1036C (Prospectus Site DD-3) The ship was moved in DP mode to Hole 1036C off the edge of Dead Dog mound. Hole1036C was spudded at 2045 hr on 16 September. The seafloor was estimated at 2425.1 mbrf. APC Cores 169-1036C-1H to 4H were taken from 0 to 34.9 m with 101.2% recovery. XCB Cores 169-1036C-5X to 6X were taken from 34.9 to 54.2 m (2479.3 mbrf) with 60.0% recovery. The XCB shoe was destroyed, and the hole was terminated at the target depth. The bit cleared the rotary table at 1000 hr on 17 September.
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