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Site: DR-6B

Priority: 2

Position: 9°13.6'N, 54°30.1'W

Water Depth: 2410 m

Target Drilling Depth: 485 mbsf

Approved Maximum Penetration: 485 mbsf

Seismic Coverage: Primary line GeoB01-206, crossing line GeoB01-214

Objective: The objective of Site DR-6B is to recover shallowly buried Paleogene to Cretaceous sediments from intermediate water depths along the transect.

Drilling Program: Double APC/XCB to refusal (~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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