1) Continue Site 901 to basement at east end of OCT to sample and date the prerift sediments.
2) Refine lithospheric extension rift model.
3) Determine early sedimentation and subsidence history, measure heat flow.
Drilling Program: Wash down and RCB to 100 m or to bit destruction.
Logging and Downhole Operations: Triple combo, and FMS.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Nannofossil clay, silt, sandstone, shallow-water sandstones and carbonates; continental crust.
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