Chicxulub Scientific Drilling Project (CSDP)
drilling operations and scientific evaluations have been finalized, moratorium ended
  • Geologic age: cretaceous/tertiary(paleogene)
  • Number of drillsites (drillholes): 1(1)
  • Drilled length: 1511.0 m
  • Cored length: 1106.96 m
  • Core recovered, length: 1094.5 m
  • Cored length / Total length ratio: 98.87%
  • Core recovered / Total length ratio: 72.44%
begin of drilling December 28, 2001; end of drilling February 25, 2002
completed
Repository Information: Where the rock samples are stored.
Sedimentary and Impact Rocks:
This is the preferred URL to be used in publications, citations etc.
CHICXULUB, cretaceous/tertiary boundary, CSDP, ICDP-2001/15, impact crater, merida, mexico, yaxcopoil, yucatan,
20° 44' 38.45'' N, 89° 43' 6.70'' W

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