Position: 43°44.9´S, 127°44.9´E
Water Depth: 4800 m
Sediment Thickness: Up to 200 m
Target Drilling Depth: 50 m into basement
Approved Maximum Penetration: 250 m
Seismic Coverage: SOJN05, 1500-1659 GMT, 24 Feb. 1997, shot 120
Objectives: The objective of Site AAD-33a 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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