Site SummariesSite: ODP Site 679
Position: 11°03.76'S, 78°16.25'W
Water Depth: 450 m
Sediment Thickness: >356 m
Target Drilling Depth: 356 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: Requested same maximum penetration as for Leg 112.
Seismic Coverage: HIG MCS line 14 (8505) at 0603Z.
See seismic line.
Objective: Compare deeply buried anaerobic-methanotrophy zone to other sites occupied during
Drilling Program: TBD
Logging and Downhole Program: TBD
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Diatomaceous mud, sand, and sandy mud.
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