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Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project

Leg 66, hole 492B

Physiographic feature:slope
Total penetration (m):290
# sediment cores:1
Oldest sediment core:1
Oldest sediment age:Upper Miocene
Oldest sediment description: sand and muddy siltstone
Type of crust:oceanic
Other holes at this site:492  492A
Adjacent sites : 486 487 488 489 490 491 493

Data types available:
age profile original delimited  
core depth recovery original delimited  
SCREEN descriptions original delimited browse
site summary information original delimited  
visual descriptions original delimited browse

Related data in the Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples

External link to borehole logging data at LDEO

Introduction page

These Web pages are from the Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project Legs 1-96 CD-ROM produced 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, and collocated World Data Center for Marine Geology and Geophysics, Boulder. Data were compiled in cooperation with the U.S. Science Support Program, the Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc., and the U.S. National Science Foundation. Please see NOAA's privacy information. Send questions or comments to

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]