Position: 6°17.963´N, 141°42.216´W
Water Depth: 4945 m (uncorrected)
Sediment Thickness: 370 m (0.456 s two-way traveltime [TWTT])
Target Drilling Depth: 370 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: 450 m
Seismic Coverage: EW9709 PAT-6 survey
Objectives: The objectives of Site PAT-6D are to:
Drilling Program: One APC/XCB to basement; second and third APC to refusal if time available.
Logging and Downhole: Triple combo, MGT, 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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