169 Prospectus

Site: BH8, Sunnyside Up hydrothermal mound

Location: Middle Valley, Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific Ocean

Priority: 2

Position: 48°25.85'N, 128°40.90'W

Water Depth: 2445

Sediment Thickness: 200 m

Total Penetration: 220 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Multichannel Line 89-14

Objectives: Drill through the hydrothermally active sulfide deposit south of Bent Hill to determine composition and thickness

Drilling Program: RCB through surface or near periphery of mound

Logging and Downhole Operations: None

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Massive sulfide and hydrothermally altered hemipelagic and turbiditic sediment

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