Accession Number : AD0648141

Title :   NARRATIVE OF CHAIN CRUISE NO. 55.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Bowin,Carl

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : The narrative report of CHAIN Cruise 55 includes the chief scientist's journal and a summary track chart. The purpose of this cruise to the Caribbean was to investigate the geological relations between the Yucatan Basin, Cayman Ridge, Cayman Trough, Nicaraguan Rise, Colombian Basin, and the Venezuelan Basin. The scientific program included echo sounding, gravity, magnetic, and surface temperature measurements. Ports of call were Cristobal, Panama Canal, and Willemstad, Curacao. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, REPORTS), MAPS, MAGNETIC PROPERTIES, GRAVITY, DATA PROCESSING, TEMPERATURE, MEASUREMENT, ATLANTIC OCEAN, CARIBBEAN SEA

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geomagnetism
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE