Priority: 2 (alternate to APSHE-01A)
Position: 65°54.36'S, 70°30.00'W
Water Depth: 420 m
Sediment Thickness: >2000 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 675 mbsf
Seismic Coverage: Site located at SP 693 of Line AI95-140; 3175 m off the site, SP 820 of Line AI95-140 intersects SP 610 of Line AI95-142; Line AMG878-19 is nearby.
Objectives: The objectives of Site APSHE-07A are to:
1. Identify and date glacial/intergalcial transitions in the youngest S1 foreset sequence.
2. Examine foreset lithologies and compare them with the rise drift.
Drilling Program: Single RCB hole.
Logging and Downhole Operations: Standard suites IPLT-DLT and FMS-sonic, plus GHMT.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Diamicton (mainly proximal glacial marine) with thin biosiliceous interbeds.
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