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ID P-1-72-WF
Abstract Chief Scientist: Parke Snavely. Data (bathymetry, gravity, magnetics, navigation) of field activity P-1-72-WF in Juan de Fuca from 05/23/1972 to 06/02/1972
Chief Scientist Parke Snavely
Platform Parizeau
Area of Operation Juan de Fuca, Juan de Fuca Ridge
Bounding Coordinates
-125.15150    -122.44960
Dates 05/23/1972 (JD 144) to 06/02/1972 (JD 154)
Analog Materials list
Parke Snavely Chief Scientist, USGS Western Region
Equipment Used
NGDC Overview
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MCG Data Collection ID ---         P172WF
Institution Data Collection ID --- PZGSCXUS
NGDC ID ---                        12090002
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT
Study region ---                   +49.00000,+47.00000,-126.00000,-122.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             (unspecified)
Name of vessel ---                 PARIZEAU (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 05/23/72     (unspecified)
Date field data collection ended ---   06/02/72     (unspecified)
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, contained in data file
   Gravity:                        surveyed, contained in data file
   High-resolution seismics:       (unspecified)
   Deep penetration seismics:      (unspecified)
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     12/31/89
Contributing institution ---       DEPT OF ENERGY MINES AND RESOURCES
Country ---                        U.S.A.

Navigation instrumentation ---     (unspecified)
Position determination method ---  (unspecified)

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  (unspecified)
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    0.9 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- (unspecified)
Assumed sound velocity ---                (unspecified)
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        (unspecified)

Magnetics instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of magnetics data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of magnetics in file ---    0.9 minutes
General collection rate of magnetics --- (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor tow distance ---         (unspecified)
Magnetic sensor depth ---                (unspecified)
Two sensor horizontal separation ---     (unspecified)
Residual magnetics reference field ---   (unspecified)
Method of applying residual field ---    (unspecified)

Gravity instrumentation ---            (unspecified)
Additional forms of gravity data ---   (unspecified)
General rate of gravity in file ---    0.9 minutes
General collection rate of gravity --- (unspecified)
Theoretical gravity formula ---        (unspecified)
Reference system ---                   (unspecified)
Corrections applied ---                (unspecified)
Starting land tie ---                  (unspecified)
Ending land tie   ---                  (unspecified)

Seismic instrumentation --- (unspecified)
Formats of seismic data --- (unspecified)
Snavely, P.D., and Tiffin, D.L., 1980, Seismic reflection profiles from 
cooperative investigations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca by the U.S. Geological 
Survey and Geological Survey of Canada aboard the Canadian survey ship Parizeau, 
between May 15 and June 3, 1972, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-239, 

Wagner, H.C., and Wiley, M.C., 1980, Preliminary map of offshore geology in
the Protection Island-Point Partridge area, northern Puget Sound, Washington,
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-548; URL:

Snavely, Parke Detweiler Jr., Tiffin, D.L., MacLeod, N.S., and Currie, R.G.,
1974, Preliminary gravity and magnetic maps of the Strait of Juan de Fuca,
British Columbia, Canada, and Washington, United States: U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 74-1096, 10 p. URL:
Got Help? For P-1-72-WF, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, notes, organization, owner, ports, project, project number, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Gravity data 051.grav
Magnetics data mag    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   051.times    

P-1-72-WF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
P-1-72-WF location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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