(GAB-06B track line)
Position: 33°18.9842´S, 127°36.1287´E
Water Depth: 220 m
Sediment Thickness: 1405 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 720 m
Seismic Coverage: Intersection at SP's 1916 and 7400 on
AGSO Line 169/13
The objectives of GAB-06B are to
a detailed record of shelf-edge siliciclastic deposition
(at a "proximal" site compared with Site
GAB-05B) to evaluate the sedimentary response to
Paleogene sea-level fluctuations and to evaluate the
complex interaction between sea-level variation,
accommodation space, and subsidence.
the characteristics of cool-water carbonate facies within
the Neogene succession (Sequences 2 to 4).
paleoceanographic parameters within a shelf-edge setting
in Sequences 2 to 4 to complement other components of the
sea-level control on Neogene facies within an upper
slope/shelf-edge setting (cf Sites GAB-03B and GAB-04B).
the diagenetic history and processes within Neogene
facies in an upper slope/shelf edge setting.
Program: Triple APC, XCB
and Downhole Operations: Triple combo, FMS/Sonic (WST if time
of Rock Anticipated: Nanno-foram ooze/chalk and wackestone
with minor grainstone (560 m); interbedded calcareous mudstone
and sandstone (135 m)
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