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Exploratory Drilling Sites in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas Offshore Alaska


This dataset consists of a map of the exploratory oil drilling sites in the Chuckchi and Beaufort Seas offshore Alaska, along with a PDF file supplying information on each of the sites. API numbers, the operator, prospect name, sale number, lat/lon, spud and end dates, water depth and drilling unit information are included for each of the sites. This dataset is part of the Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) Project.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2014-05-05)
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Frequency continuous
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • environment
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1981-11-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2003-01-27 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 75.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 63.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -140.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Minerals Management Service. 2014. Exploratory Drilling Sites in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas Offshore Alaska. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Jan 2021.

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