LOCATION: Point Arena Slope, northern California margin
POSITION: 39° 23.526' N 124° 15.017' W (cross W9406 line 5 and
WATER DEPTH: 1235 m
SEDIMENT THICKNESS: > 1 sec (> 800 m)
TOTAL PENETRATION: 250 m
SEISMIC COVERAGE: W9406 and EW9504 CA7 surveys; miscellaneous regional
OBJECTIVES: Coastal transect. To sample a complete Pleistocene sediment
DRILLING PROGRAM: 2 APCs to refusal, third APC to 50 m or longer if time
LOGGING AND DOWNHOLE OPERATIONS: None.
NATURE OF ROCK ANTICIPATED: Hemipelagic slope sediments with some turbidites.
To Site CA-8A
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