Site: AAD-8c
Seismic for AAD-8c

Priority: 1
Position: 41°16.3´S, 129°48.9´E
Water Depth: 5550 m
Sediment Thickness: Up to 300 m
Target Drilling Depth: 50 m into basement
Approved Maximum Penetration: 350 m
Seismic Coverage: SOJN05, 400-559 GMT 27 Feb. 1997, shot 520

Objectives: The objective of Site AAD-8c 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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