ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2792Date:07/06/94
Cruise:AII-131Leg:16
Chief Scientist:EMBLEY/TREFRYOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE - Coaxial Eruption
Latitude:46-31.87NLongitude:129-34.78W
Pilot:P. HICKEYObserver 1:MIKE PERFIT
Observer 2:BILL CHADWICK
Launch Time:0759Time Submerged:7:18
Recovery Time:1517Bottom Time:
Depth:2439 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/CHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2790-94Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, SpongesSampled:Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Round rift area filled with 1993 lava flow. thick hydrothermal sediment found on 1981-92 flow.