PACIFIC DRILLING ADDS TO UNDERSTANDING OF CRUST

The Ocean Drilling Program has deepened a hole in the eastern Pacific Ocean to a depth of 2 km into the ocean floor, the deepest hole ever drilled into the ocean crust. Plans call for deepening the hole later, said Dr. Philip D. Rabinowitz, ODP director. "What we can learn from this one site can either confirm what has been theory or open up new ways of thinking about the dynamics of Earth's system," Rabinowitz said. The Joides Resolution drill ship, registered as Sedco/BP 471, drilled in

Jan 13th, 1992
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