Site: WT-2A

Track Line: WT-2A
Seismic Line: WT-2A

Priority: 2
Position: 43°43.84´S, 145 01.49´E
Water Depth: 2910 m
Sediment Thickness: At least 1200 m
Target Drilling Depth: 855 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 855 m
Seismic Coverage: Sonne SO36B-48, BMR 78/12 (Rig Seismic)


The objective of WT-2A is to core and log a nearly complete Cenozoic Indian Ocean section, which includes an Eocene detrital rift sequence and an Oligocene-Holocene pelagic sequence

Drilling Program: Triple APC, XCB, RCB

Logging and Downhole Operations: Triple combo, FMS-Sonic, GHMT

Nature of Sediment Anticipated: Neogene ooze and chalk (255 m); Eocene mudstone

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