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WDC MGG Seafloor Series Vol I

Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project


Leg 70, hole 508

Total penetration (m):35
# sediment cores:9
Oldest sediment core:8
Oldest sediment age:Upper Pleistocene
Oldest sediment description: siliceous foram nannofossil ooze
Type of crust:oceanic
Depth to basement (m): 35
Other holes at this site:508A  508B  508C  508D  508E
Adjacent sites : 424 506 507 509

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  
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
(interstitial)
original delimited  

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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 the NGDC privacy, disclaimer, and copyright notices.