Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project (DSDDP) (DSDDP)
  • Geologic age: neogene to quaternary
  • Number of drillsites (drillholes): 2(12)
  • Drilled length: 1087.2 m
  • Cored length: 922.4 m
  • Core recovered, length: 721.2 m
  • Cored length / Total length ratio: 78.19%
  • Core recovered / Total length ratio: 66.34%
start of drilling was November 2010, it ended in March 2011
Repository Information: Where the rock samples are stored.
Lake Sediments:
Lake Sediments:
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asia, dead sea, dead sea basin, DSB, DSDDP, human migration, ICDP-2009/05, israel, jordan, lake drilling, paleoclimate, paleoseismology, rift tectonics,
31.4° N, 35.4° E