SITE SUMMARIESSite: PAT-23A
Position: 7°41.638´N, 135°32.696´W
Water Depth: 4699 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 340 m (0.400 s TWTT)
Target Drilling Depth: 340 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 450 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-23 survey
Objectives: The objectives of PAT-23A are to determine:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement; if time is available, second and third APC/XCB.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, and FMS-sonic if time is available. WSTP check shots if time available.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Soft sediments except perhaps some chert-chalk in basal layers. Basement is midocean ridge basalt.
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