Table 1. Proposed Site Information and Drilling Strategy

Primary Sites

Site

Latitude

Longitude

Water depth

(mbsl)

Penet-ration

(mbsf)

Transit

(days)

Drilling

(days)

Logging

(days)

Total

days

Transit from Lisbon, Portugal, to Site IBERIA08B (171nmi@10.5kt)

0.7

0.7

IBERIA08B

4043.50'N

1118.0'W

4725

750

7.0

1.0

8.0

Transit from Site IBERIA08B to IBERIA09A (14nmi @10.5kt)

0.1

0.1

IBERIA09A

4040.94'N

1135.60'W

5040

1150

21.1

2.0

23.1

Transit from Site IBERIA09A to IBERIA07A (9nmi @10.5kt)

0.1

0.1

IBERIA07A

4043.00'N

1146.70'W

5150

970

6.8

1.2

8.0

Transit from Site IBERIA07A to IBERIA10A (44nmi @10.5kt)

0.2

0.2

IBERIA10A

4047.80'N

1243.40'W

5500

700

5.4

1.1

6.5

Transit from Site IBERIA10A to Halifax, Canada (2283nmi@10kt)

9.3

9.3

Total

10.4

40.3

5.3

56.0

Alternate Sites

IBERIA08A

4040.90'N

1115.30'W

4830

1550

18.1

1.0

19.1

901

4040.48'N

1103.59'W

4720

830

6.2

1.1

7.3

IBERIA09B

4040.94'N

1135.08'W

5040

1600

31.0

2.3

33.3