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ID V-8-58-SA
Also Known As V1408
Abstract Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Chief Scientist: Maurice Ewing. Data (navigation) of field activity V-8-58-SA in Ushuaia, Argentina--> Saunders Islands , South Sandwich Islands from 02/17/1958 to 03/13/1958
Organization Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Chief Scientist Maurice Ewing
Platform Vema
Area of Operation Ushuaia, Argentina--> Saunders Islands , South Sandwich Islands, South Atlantic Ocean
Bounding Coordinates
-79.75000     34.75000
Dates 02/17/1958 (JD 048) to 03/13/1958 (JD 072)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Maurice Ewing Chief Scientist, Lamont-Doherty
Equipment Used

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

MCG Data Collection ID ---         V858SA
Institution Data Collection ID --- V1408
NGDC ID ---                        01030347
Funding ---                        (unspecified)
Project, Cruise & Leg ---          v1408
Study region ---                   -48.00000,-58.00000, -69.00000, -24.00000
Chief Scientist(s) ---             Dr. Maurice Ewing
Name of vessel ---                 R/V Vema (surface ship)
Date field data collection started --- 02/17/58     Ushuaia, Argentina
Date field data collection ended ---   03/13/58     Saunders Is., So. Sandwich 
Parameters surveyed ---
   Bathymetry:                     surveyed, contained in data file
   Magnetics:                      not surveyed
   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 ---    5.0 minutes
General collection rate of bathymetry --- continuous
Assumed sound velocity ---                1463.0 m/sec
Bathymetric datum code ---                No correction applied (sea level)
Bathmetry interpolation scheme ---        05 min intervals when data spacing 
less than 30 min

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-8-58-SA, 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, owner, ports, project, project number, publications, purpose, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

V-8-58-SA location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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