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SITE SUMMARIES (continued)

Site: WNT-03B

Site Location Map

Seismic Line

Priority: 3
Position: 31°47.99'N, 133°53.59'E
Water Depth: 4850 m
Sediment Thickness: 1510 m
Target Drilling Depth: 1510 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 1510 m
Seismic Coverage: Fred Moore Line NT62-2, SP 540 (CDP 2800)

Objectives: The objectives of WNT-03B are to

1. Contrast deformational and fluid flow behavior along the 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, basalt

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