Site Summaries: Site 849 | Table of Contents

Site Summaries

Site: ODP Site 845

Priority: Alternate
Position: 9°34.95'N, 94°35.45'W
Water Depth: 3704 m
Sediment Thickness: 292 m
Target Drilling Depth: Through sediment-basement transition (>292 m)
Approved Maximum Penetration: Requested same maximum penetration as for Leg 138.
Seismic Coverage: Thomas Washington station 15, 2059UTC, 28 September 1989.
See seismic line.

Objective: Alternate for Site EQP-2A. This site exhibits clear pore water geochemical evidence of basement flow, although pore water Sr concentrations indicate less carbonate diagenesis at this site than at ODP Site 851.

Drilling Program: TBD

Logging and Downhole Program: TBD

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Diatom and radiolarian clay, nannofossil ooze, and pelagic carbonate.

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