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Site: DR-3C

Priority: 1

Position: 9°26'N, 54°44'W

Water Depth: 3215 m

Target Drilling Depth: 485 mbsf

Approved Maximum Penetration: 485 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Primary line GeoB01-221, crossing line C2211

Objective: Site DR-3C is located to maximize the total thickness of the black shale sequence as the deepest site in the depth transect.

Drilling Program: Triple APC/XCB to 485 mbsf.

Logging Program: Triple combo and FMS-sonic.

Nature of Rock Anticipated: Foraminifer-nannofossil ooze, chalk, carbonaceous claystone, and black shales.

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