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Core Data from the Deep Sea Drilling Project

DSDP legs for which data are available :

Leg  Initial portFinal portCruise datesSites
1Orange, TexasHoboken, New JerseyAug-Sep 19681-7
2Hoboken, New JerseyDakar, SenegalOct-Nov 19688-12
3Dakar, SenegalRio de Janerio, BrazilDec 1968-Jan 196913-22
4Rio de Janerio, BrazilSan Cristobal, PanamaFeb-Mar 196923-31
5San Diego, CaliforniaHonolulu, HawaiiApr-Jun 196932-43
6Honolulu, HawaiiApra, GuamJun-Aug 196944-60
7Apra, GuamHonolulu, HawaiiAug-Sep 196961-67
8Honolulu, HawaiiPapeete, TahitiOct-Dec 196968-75
9Papeete, TahitiBalboa, PanamaDec 1969-Jan 197076-84
10Galveston, TexasMiami, FloridaFeb-Apr 197085-97
11Miami, FloridaHoboken, New JerseyApr-Jun 197098-108
12Boston, MassachusettsLisbon, PortugalJun-Aug 1970109-119
13Lisbon, PortugalLisbon, PortugalAug-Oct 1970120-134
14Lisbon, PortugalSan Juan, Puerto RicoOct-Dec 1970135-144
15San Juan, Puerto RicoSan Cristobal, PanamaDec 1970-Feb 1971145-154
16San Cristobal, PanamaHonolulu, HawaiiFeb-Mar 1971155-163
17Honolulu, HawaiiHonolulu, HawaiiApr-May 1971164-171
18Honolulu, HawaiiKodiak, AlaskaMay-Jul 1971172-182
19Kodiak, AlaskaYokohama, JapanJul-Sep 1971183-193
20Yokohama, JapanSuva, FijiSep-Nov 1971194-202
21Suva, FijiDarwin, AustraliaNov 1971-Jan 1972203-210
22Darwin, AustraliaColombo, CeylonJan-Mar 1972211-218
23Colombo, CeylonDjibouti, F.T.A.I.Mar-May 1972219-230
24Djibouti, F.T.A.I.Port Louis, MauritiusMay-Jun 1972231-238
25Port Louis, MauritiusDurban, South AfricaJun-Aug 1972239-249
26Durban, South AfricaFreemantle, AustraliaSep-Oct 1972250-258
27Freemantle, AustraliaFreemantle, AustraliaNov-Dec 1972259-263
28Freemantle, AustraliaCristchurch, New ZealandDec 1972-Feb 1973264-274
29Lyttleton, New ZealandWellington, New ZealandMar-Apr 1973275-284
30Wellington, New ZealandApra, GuamApr-Jun 1973285-289
31Apra, GuamHakodate, JapanJun-Aug 1973290-302
32Hakodate, JapanHonolulu, HawaiiAug-Oct 1973303-313
33Honolulu, HawaiiPapeete, TahitiNov-Dec 1973314-318
34Papeete, TahitiCallao, PeruDec 1973-Feb 1974319-321
35Callao, PeruUshuaia, ArgentinaFeb-Mar 1974322-325
36Ushuaia, ArgentinaRio de Janerio, BrazilApr-May 1974326-331
37Rio de Janerio, BrazilDublin, IrelandMay-Jul 1974332-335
38Dublin, IrelandAmsterdam, The NetherlandsAug-Sep 1974336-352
39Amsterdam, The NetherlandsCape Town, South AfricaOct-Dec 1974353-359
40Cape Town, South AfricaAbidjan, Ivory CoastDec 1974-Feb 1975360-365
41Abidjan, Ivory CoastMalaga, SpainFeb-Apr 1975366-370
42Malaga, SpainIstanbul, TurkeyApr-May 1975371-381
43Istanbul, TurkeyNorfolk, VirginiaJun-Aug 1975382-387
44Norfolk, VirginiaNorfolk, VirginiaAug-Sep 1975388-394
45San Juan, Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto RicoNov 1975-Jan 1976395-396
46San Juan, Puerto RicoLas Palmas, Canary IslandsJan-Mar 1975396A-396B
47ALas Palmas, Canary IslandsVigo, SpainMar-Apr 1976397
47BVigo, SpainBrest, FranceApr-May 1976398
48Brest, FranceAberdeen, ScotlandMay-Jul 1976399-406
49Aberdeen, ScotlandFunchal, MadeiraJul-Sep 1976407-414
50Funchal, MadeiraFunchal, MadeiraSep-Nov 1976415-416
51San Juan, Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto RicoNov 1976-Jan 1977417A-417D
52San Juan, Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto RicoJan-Mar 1977417D-418
53San Juan, Puerto RicoBalboa, PanamaMar-Apr 1977418A-418B
54San Cristobal, PanamaLong Beach, CaliforniaMay-Jun 1977419-429
55Honolulu, HawaiiYokohama, JapanJul-Sep 1977430-433
56Yokohama, JapanYokohama, JapanSep-Oct 1977434-437
57Yokohama, JapanYokohama, JapanOct-Dec 1977438-441
58Yokohama, JapanNaha, OkinawaDec 1977-Jan 1978442-446
59Naha, OkinawaApra, GuamFeb-Mar 1978447-451
60Apra, GuamApra, GuamMar-May 1978452-461
61Apra, GuamMajuro Atoll, Marshall IslandsMay-Jul 1978462
62Majuro Atoll, Marshall IslandsHonolulu, HawaiiJul-Sep 1978463-466
63Long Beach, CaliforniaMazatlan, MexicoOct-Nov 1978467-473
64Mazatlan, MexicoLong Beach, CaliforniaDec 1978-Jan 1979474-481
65San Pedro, CaliforniaMazatlan, MexicoJan-Mar 1979482-485
66Mazatlan, MexicoManzanillo, MexicoMar-May 1979486-493
67Manzanillo, MexicoPuntarenas, Costa RicaMay-Jun 1979494-500
68Willemstad, CuracaoGuayaquil, EcuadorAug-Sep 1979501-503
69Puntarenas, Costa RicaBalboa, PanamaJul-Dec 1979504-505
70Balboa, PanamaCallao, PeruNov-Dec 1979504,506-510
71Valparaiso, ChileSantos, BrazilJan-Feb 1980511-514
72Santos, BrazilSantos, BrazilFeb-Apr 1980515-518
73Santos, BrazilCape Town, South AfricaApr-Jun 1980519-524
74Cape Town, South AfricaWalvis Bay, South AfricaJun-Jul 1980525-529
75Walvis Bay, South AfricaRecife, BrazilJul-Sep 1980530-532
76Norfolk, VirginiaFort Lauderdale, FloridaOct-Dec 1980533-534
77Fort Lauderdale, FloridaSan Juan, Puerto RicoDec 1980-Feb 1981535-540
78ASan Juan, Puerto RicoSan Juan, Puerto RicoFeb-Mar 1981541-543
78BSan Juan, Puerto RicoLas Palmas, Canary IslandsMar-Apr 1981395
79Las Palmas, Canary IslandsBrest, FranceJul-Dec 1979544-547
80Brest, FranceSouthampton, United KingdomJun-Jul 1981548-551
81Southampton, United KingdomPonta Delgada, Azores IslandsJul-Sep 1981552-555
82Ponta Delgada, Azores IslandsBalboa, PanamaSep-Nov 1981556-564
83Balboa, PanamaBalboa, PanamaNov 1981-Jan 1982504B
84Balboa, PanamaManzanillo, MexicoJan-Feb 1982565-570
85Los Angeles, CaliforniaHonolulu, HawaiiMar-Apr 1982571-575
86Honolulu, HawaiiYokohama, JapanMay-Jun 1982576-581
87AYokohama, JapanYokohama, JapanJun-Jul 1982582-584
87BYokohama, JapanHakodate, JapanJul-Aug 1982582-584
88Hakodate, JapanYokohama, JapanAug-Sep 1982581
89Yokohama, JapanNoumea, New CaledoniaOct-Nov 1982462, 585-586
90Noumea, New CaledoniaWellington, New ZealandDec 1982-Jan 1983587-594
91Wellington, New ZealandPapeete, TahitiJan-Feb 1983595-596
92Papeete, TahitiBalboa, PanamaFeb-Apr 1983504, 597-602, 504A
93Norfolk, VirginiaNorfolk, VirginiaMay-Jun 1983603-605
94Norfolk, VirginiaSt. John's, NewfoundlandJun-Aug 1983606-611
95St. John's, NewfoundlandFort Lauderdale, FloridaAug-Sep 1983603, 612-613
96Fort Lauderdale, FloridaGalveston, TexasSep-Nov 1983614-624


Choose a leg from 1 to 96 from the list above to display a list of sites/holes from that leg for which data are available. When you select a hole from the site/hole list, a list of all available data for the hole selected will be displayed.

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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