Site: APSHE-07A

Priority: 2 (alternate to APSHE-01A)
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.

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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