Site: ENT-08A
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Seismic Line

Priority: 3
Position: 32°40.68'N, 134°32.70'E
Water Depth: 2437 m
Sediment Thickness: 3000 m
Target Drilling Depth: 800 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 800 m
Seismic Coverage: 3-D seismic survey in 1999, Line 141-2D SP 1257, crossing line 1460

Objectives: The objectives of Site ENT-08A are to:

1. Sample slope sediments and older accreted strata

2.Determine the spatial distribution and temporal progression of deformation

3. Determine the fluid flow paths and chemical gradients

4. Obtain samples of gas hydrate

Drilling Program: APC, XCB, and RCB

Logging: None

Downhole Tools:
APC core orientation, Adara and DVTP temperature, WSTP water samples

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Interbedded hemipelagic mud/silty-sandy turbidites

Site ENT-09A

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