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JOIDES Resolution Operations


Overview

ODP operations overview from January 1985 to September 2003:


ODP operations time breakdown

Drilling Highlights

Operations
days:
Distance
traveled:
Sites
visited:
Holes
drilled:
Cores
recovered:
6,591 355,781 nmi 669 1797 35,772
 
  Latitude, Longitude Geographic area & cruise
Northernmost site: 80.5°N, 8.2°E Arctic Ocean, Leg 151, Site 911
Southernmost site: 70.8°S, 14.6°W Weddell Sea, Leg 113, Site 693
 
  Meters Feet Miles Geographic area & cruise
Deepest hole penetrated: 2,111 6,926 1.3 E Pacific Ocean, Leg 148, Hole 504B
Shallowest water depth: 37.5 123 0.02 NW Pacific Ocean, Leg 143
Deepest water depth: 5,980 19,620 3.7 W Pacific Ocean, Leg 129
Most core recovered on a cruise: 8,003 26,258 5.0 SE Atlantic Ocean, Leg 175
Total core cored: 321,482 1,070,535 202.8  
Total core recovered: 222,704 741,604 140.5  



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