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Project Acronym: SAFOD | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5025

ins.: 2022-10-06 12:17; ( Age: 2 yrs )
By: sql
Category: SAFOD

SAFOD: 2004-08-24

We've been drilling ahead steadily since mid morning and
Photo of a cuttings sample from 6860 ft measured depth, showing the variety of rock types and characteristic reddish color of the material we are currently drilling through. (scale in millimeters)

We've been drilling ahead steadily since mid-morning and have reached a total depth of 6920 feet. So far we've been in the same rock type for about 600 feet. In addition, USGS personnel were on site today running a temperature log in the SAFOD Pilot Hole.