Site: PBS-7A

To PBS-7A Line BMR 33-27-P2
To PBS-7A Line SAE 33008

Priority: 2 (alternate to PBS-1A or PBS-2A should that hole be unable to reach TD)
Position: 67°42.91´S, 073°26.112´E
Water Depth: 592 m
Sediment Thickness: 1460 m
Target Drilling Depth: ~276 mbsf
Approved Maximum Penetration: 276 mbsf
Seismic Coverage: BMR 33-27P2 SP 3393, SAE 3308 SP 403.23

Objectives: Alternate to PBS-2A or PBS-1A should we be unable to reach TD at those sites. PBS 7A is updip from PBS-1A and intersects the lower part of the Cenozoic section to be drilled in PBS-1A.

Drilling Program: Same as for PBS-2A or PBS-1A

Logging Program: Same as for PBS-2A or PBS-1A

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Clay, silt, biosiliceous ooze, sand, and diamict. Possible sandstone and mudstone in preglacial section


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