Site summaries (continued)

Site NP-3

Priority: Secondary
Position: 22°45.2143′N, 46°7.2100′W
Water depth (m below sea level): 4470
Target drilling depth (m below seafloor): 255
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Pending IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel review
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): SCS14, Shotpoint 1611
• Track map (Fig. AF1)
• Seismic line (Fig. AF6)
Objective(s): Core sediments (255 m) and uppermost basement
Drilling program: APC/​XCB to basement
Logging program OR downhole measurements program: None
Nature of rock anticipated: Foraminiferal ooze and sand, clay