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Site F-3

Priority: 1
Position: 24°33.28'N; 79°14.95'W
Water depth: 410 m
Sediment thickness: >8000 m
Total penetration: 341 mbsf (approved to a depth of 550 mbsf)
Seismic coverage: High-resolution MCS survey

Objectives: The objective of F-3 is to reveal possible fluid flow through this portion of the margin

Drilling program: APC to refusal.

Logging and downhole: ADARA heat flow measurements will be made on the first eight APC cores below Core 3 and one every third core thereafter. No wireline logging anticipated.

Nature of rock anticipated: Periplatform ooze occasionally mixed with coarser grained units.

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