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SITE SUMMARIES (continued)

Site: ENT-05A

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 2
Position: 32°29.46'N, 134°46.48'E
Water Depth: 4125 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 642, crossing Line 842

Objectives: The objectives of Site ENT-05A are to

1. Sample slope basin strata to date prism deformation

2. Penetrate the seaward-most OOST for fluid sample

3. Date an older part of the prism

4. Determine the fluid flow paths and chemical gradients

5. 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

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