SITE SUMMARIESSite: PAT-21
Position: 10°12.277´N, 135°31.990´W
Water Depth: 4914 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 226 m (0.281 s TWTT)
Target Drilling Depth: 226 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 300 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-21 Survey
Objectives: The objectives of Site PAT-23A are to:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement. If time is available, second and third APC to refusal, second and third XCB.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, and FMS-sonic 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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