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ID A-1-67-WG
Abstract University of Alaska,United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California. Chief Scientist: Roland Von Huene. Geological and Geophysical data (sidescansonar, samples) of field activity A-1-67-WG in Yakutat Bay to Nuka Bay, Gulf of Alaska from 01/01/1967 to 01/01/1967
Organization University of Alaska
United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
Chief Scientist Roland Von Huene
Activity Type Geological and Geophysical
Platform Acona
Area of Operation Yakutat Bay to Nuka Bay, Gulf of Alaska, Western Gulf of Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
61.75000
-156.00000    -144.25000
54.00000
Dates 01/01/1967 (JD 001) to 01/01/1967 (JD 001)
Analog Materials list
Crew
Roland Von Huene Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
E.H. Lathram Scientist, USGS
F.F. Wright Scientist, University Of Alaska
Equipment Used
sidescansonar
samples
Information to be Derived
Seismic reflection profiles
Summary
130 samples were taken on the shelf and in Yakutat Bay, and 2,000 km of
continuous seismic profiles have been analyzed in 1967. Submerged glacial
morraines were identified on the profiles in several areas, and one of them
appears to form one all of Yakutat Sea Valley, in part controlling the course of
this feature. The gross tectonic nature of the Continental Shelf was found to
change near Yakutat Bay. Southeast of the bay the outer margin of the shelf is a
northwest-trending anticlinal structure paralleling the coast, and the potential
for petroleum is good is source rocks exist. West of Yakutat Bay,
northeast-trending structures interrupt the coastal trend; their age and nature
are important factors in evaluating the petroleum potential west of this area.
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