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Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project

Leg 87, hole 583B

Total penetration (m):30
# sediment cores:6
Oldest sediment core:5
Oldest sediment age:Upper Quaternary
Oldest sediment description: hemipelagic mud, inclined graded beds
Type of crust:oceanic
Other holes at this site:583  583A  583C  583D  583E  583F  583G
Adjacent sites : 298 582

Data types available:
age profile original delimited  
core depth recovery original delimited  
density-porosity original delimited  
diatoms original delimited browse
discrete sediment
original delimited browse
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  
vane shear original delimited  
visual descriptions original delimited browse

Related data in the Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples

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]