Site Summaries: Site 687 | Table of Contents

Site Summaries

Site: ODP Site 686

Priority: Alternate
Position: 13°28.81'S, 76°53.49'W
Water Depth: 446 m
Sediment Thickness: >303 m
Target Drilling Depth: 303 m
Approved Maximum Penetration: Requested same maximum penetration as for Leg 112.
Seismic Coverage: OSU SCS line Yaloc 12-03-74 at 1000Z.
See seismic line.

Objective: Compare standard continental margin site without subsurface brine flow to other sites occupied during this expedition.

Drilling Program: TBD

Logging and Downhole Program: TBD

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Siltstone, diatomaceous mud, mudstone, siliceous ooze, and sand.

Site Summaries: Site 687 | Table of Contents