Position: 15°31.21'N, 58°40.0'W
Water Depth: 4940 m
Total Penetration: 700 mbsf
Objective: The objective of proposed Site NBR-12 is to determine the physical properties of the accretionary prism, décollement zone, and the underthrust section at the deformation front.
Drilling Program: No cores.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Pelagic and hemipelagic sediments, local distal turbidites in the underthrust section.
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