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Site F-6

Priority: 1
Position: 23°36.64'N; 79°05.01'W
Water depth: 430 m
Sediment thickness: >8000 m
Total penetration: 352 mbsf (approved to a depth of 550 mbsf)
Seismic coverage: High-resolution MCS survey

Objectives: To reveal possible fluid flow through the lower slope 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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