SITE SUMMARIESSite: PAT-17C
Position: 7°48.009´N, 142°00.940´W
Water Depth: 5039 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 294 m (0.366 sec TWTT)
Target Drilling Depth: 295 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 400 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-17 survey
Objectives: The objectives of Site PAT-17C are to determine:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement; second and third APC to refusal; second and third XCB if time available.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, and FMS-sonic. WSTP check shots if time is available.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Soft sediments except perhaps some chert-chalk in basal layers. Basement is midocean ridge basalt.
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