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SITE SUMMARIES (continued)

Site: ENT-02A

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 3
Position: 32°19.26'N, 134°58.06'E
Water Depth: 4790 m
Sediment Thickness: 1040 m
Target Drilling Depth: 1040 mbsf
Approved Maximum Penetration: 1050 mbsf
Seismic Coverage: Fred Moore Line NT62-8, SP 1548 (CDP 699)

Objectives: The objectives of Site ENT-02A are to

1. Contrast deformational and fluid flow behavior along strike

2. Determine the structural and hydrologic evolution of the décollement zone

3. Determine the fluid flow paths and chemical gradients

4. Determine the spatial distribution and temporal progression of the deformation

Drilling Program: APC/XCB and/or RCB coring

Logging and Downhole Tools: LWD, DVTP, and WSTP

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

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