ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2258Date:08/18/90
Cruise:AII-125Leg:11
Chief Scientist:EMBLEYOperations Area:SOUTHERN JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:44-59.4NLongitude:130-17.4W
Pilot:T. TENGDINObserver 1:ROBERT EMBLEY
Observer 2:GARY MASSOTH
Launch Time:1100Time Submerged:5:51
Recovery Time:1651Bottom Time:
Depth:2263 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NOAAData:
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Tube wormsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:First discovery of black smoke at megaplume site. SIT camera much improved from previous dim sources (1 of 88); color camera also.