169 Prospectus

Site: ET7

Location: Escanaba Trough, southern Gorda Ridge, northeast Pacific Ocean

Priority: 1

Position: 40°57.5'N, 127°30.5'W

Water Depth: 3340 m

Sediment Thickness: 600 m

Total Penetration: 650 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Single-channel, Tully, 89-04, Line 5

Objectives: Reference section through sedimentary sequence

Drilling Program: APC/XCB 50 m through sediment column and 50 m into basement

Logging and Downhole Operations: Full Schlumberger logging suite

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Interbedded turbidites and hemipelagic sediment, underlain by basalt

To Site ET1-4

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