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Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project

Leg 29, hole 279A

Physiographic feature:ridge
Total penetration (m):202.0
# sediment cores:13
Oldest sediment core:11
Oldest sediment age:Lower Miocene
Oldest sediment description: discoaster-bearing nanno ooze
Type of crust:oceanic
Depth to basement (m): 197
# Rock cores:2
Rock description:vesicular basalt
Other holes at this site:279

Data types available:
age profile original delimited  
carbon/carbonate original delimited  
core depth recovery original delimited  
density-porosity original delimited  
grain size original delimited  
gamma ray attenuation
porosity evaluator
original delimited  
igneous/metamorphic rock
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igneous/metamorphic rock
original delimited browse
igneous/metamorphic rock
paleomagnetics-extra measurements
igneous/metamorphic rock
major-element chemistry
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igneous/metamorphic rock
minor-element chemisty
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igneous/metamorphic rock
thin section descriptions
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nannofossils original delimited browse
planktonic foraminifera original delimited browse
SCREEN descriptions original delimited browse
site summary information original delimited  
smearslide descriptions original delimited browse
sonic velocity original delimited  
visual descriptions original delimited browse
water chemistry
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x-ray mineralogy,
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x-ray mineralogy,
clay fraction
original delimited  
x-ray mineralogy,
silt fraction
original delimited  

Related data in the Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8)


Cite as: Deep Sea Drilling Project (1989): Archive of Core and Site/Hole Data and Photographs from the Deep Sea Drilling Project (DSDP). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V54M92G2 [access date]

These Web pages are from the Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project Legs 1-96 CD-ROM produced in 1989 and modified in 2000 by the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Geophysical Data Center (now part of the National Centers for Environmental Information), and collocated World Data Center for Marine Geology and Geophysics, Boulder (now part of the World Data Service for Geophysics). Data were compiled in cooperation with the U.S. Science Support Program, of the Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc. (now the Consortium for Ocean Leadership), and the U.S. National Science Foundation.

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