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SITE SUMMARIES (continued)

Site: ENT-04A

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 2
Position: 32°28.71'N, 134°47.40'E
Water Depth: 4050 m
Sediment Thickness: 3000 m
Target Drilling Depth: 800 mbsf
Approved Maximum Penetration: 800 mbsf
Seismic Coverage: 3-D seismic survey in 1999, Line 141-2D SP 602, crossing line 802

Objectives: The objectives of Site ENT-04A are to drill through the seaward-most OOST to

1. Sample fluids along the OOST

2. Sample the older part of the accretionary prism

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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