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ID V-5-59-IN
Also Known As V1605
Abstract Chief Scientist: C. Fray. Data (bathymetry, meters, navigation) of field activity V-5-59-IN in Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius from 12/27/1959 to 01/22/1960
Chief Scientist C. Fray
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Cape Town, South Africa--> Port Louis, Mauritius, Indian Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
18.16666     57.44166
Dates 12/27/1959 (JD 361) to 01/22/1960 (JD 022)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
C. Fray Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used

NGDC Overview
! Converted to time format with year at start.

MCG Data Collection ID ---         V559IN
Institution Data Collection ID --- V1605
NGDC ID ---                        01030385
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          v1605
Study region ---                   -20.00000,-51.00000, +18.00000, +58.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             C. Fray
Name of vessel ---                 R/V Vema (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 12/27/59     Cape Town, RSA
Date field data collection ended ---   01/22/60     Port Louis, Mauritius
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      surveyed, but not contained in data file
   Gravity:                        not surveyed
   High-resolution seismics:       not surveyed
   Deep penetration seismics:      not surveyed
Format --- 

Date of data input to NGDC ---     12/14/92
Contributing institution ---       Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
Country ---                        United States

Navigation instrumentation ---     stars
Position determination method ---  dr and mileage log

Bathymetry instrumentation ---            12 khz PDR
Additional forms of bathymetric data ---  paper records
General rate of bathymetry in file ---    3.7 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- continuous
Assumed sound velocity ---                146.3 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        5 min intervals when data spacing less 
than 30 min

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

Notes ---
Bathymetry points were interpolated at 5 minute intervals when data spacing
interpolation was done.  Actual and interpolated values are included.
Got Help? For V-5-59-IN, we would appreciate any information on -- activity type, analog materials, contract, days at sea, dive count, funding, information specialist, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, organization, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
Type Webpage KMZ Arc         Metadata        
Bathymetry data bath    
Metadata data     txt  data  FAQ  xml
Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

V-5-59-IN location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
V-5-59-IN location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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