Site: AAD-35a
Seismic for AAD-35a

Priority: 1
Position: 41°57.5´S, 127°59.7´E
Water Depth: 5000 m
Sediment Thickness: Up to 200 m
Target Drilling Depth: 50 m into basement
Approved Maximum Penetration: 250 m
Seismic Coverage: SOJN05, 400-559 GMT, 24 Feb. 1997, shot 605

Objectives: The objective of Site AAD-35a 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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