Position: 45°57.4´S, 130°00.0´E
Water Depth: 4500 m
Sediment Thickness: Up to 100 m
Target Drilling Depth: 50 m into basement
Approved Maximum Penetration: 200 m
Seismic Coverage: BMRG05, 400-559 GMT 25 Jan. 1996, shot 180
Objectives: The objective of Site AAD-2b is to recover basement samples for geochemical analysis in the minimum time possible.
Drilling Program: RCB to ~50 m basement
Logging and Downhole Operations: None
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Pelagic ooze, basalt.
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