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WDC MGG Seafloor Series Vol I

Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project


Leg 90, hole 593A

Physiographic feature:plateau
Total penetration (m):497
# sediment cores:27
Oldest sediment core:27
Oldest sediment age:Oligocene
Oldest sediment description: nannofossil chalk
Type of crust:oceanic
Other holes at this site:593
Adjacent sites : 284

Data types available:
age profile original delimited  
core depth recovery original delimited  
density-porosity original delimited  
discrete sediment
paleomagnetics
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gamma ray attenuation
porosity evaluator
original delimited  
planktonic foraminifera original delimited browse
SCREEN descriptions original delimited browse
site summary information original delimited  
smearslide descriptions original delimited browse
visual descriptions original delimited browse

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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.