Position: 45°45.2´S, 134°59.9´E
Water Depth: 4275 m
Sediment Thickness: Up to 200 m
Target Drilling Depth: 50 m into basement
Approved Maximum Penetration: 250 m
Seismic Coverage: BMRG05, 1800-1959 GMT, 18 Jan. 1996, shot 330
Objectives: The objective of Site AAD-20a 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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