Dataset: L086 Marine Geophysical survey North West Continental Shelf, 1968


The Bureau of Mineral Resources has carried out two large scale reconnaissance marine geophysical surveys in the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf and Timor Sea areas in 1965 and 19670 It is proposed to continue this geophysical reconnaissance to the south over the northwest continental shelf from Ashmore reef to Barrow Island. 16 000 line miles should be covered in 3 months on mainly east-west lines 9 nautical miles apart. The boat speed will be about 10 knots. The survey will be done by Ray Geophysics (Australia) Pty Ltd under contract.

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