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ASCN - Butt Crater, Ascension Island (photo)

  Information for ASCN as of February 2000
Station: Butt Crater, Ascension Island
Director: Network Affiliation: IRIS/IDA - GSN
BBC Atlantic Relay Station
Ascension Island
South Atlantic Ocean
Network Contact:
IDA Seismographic Network
Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0225
Telephone: Open Station: Yes
Fax: Parent Organization:

Latitude: 7.9327 S
Longitude: 14.3601 W
Elevation to Sensor: 173
Depth to Sensor(KS54000): 100
Geology: Layered volcanics.
Vault Conditions: The KS54000 is emplaced in a cased borehole at a depth of 100 meters. The STS-2 is in an insulated cylindrical canister mounted on a plaster pad anchored to rock with reinforced steel rods and buried approximately 1 meter, located approximately 5 meters from the borehole wellhead. .
Site Description: N/A
  Addresses from which to obtain data.
Station Instrumentation
1. Global Seismograph Network - GSN: [ II ] 11 Jun 1995 to Present
2. Global Seismograph Network - GSN: [ II ] 01 Oct 1994 to 10 Jun 1995