ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2170Date:12/10/89
Chief Scientist:RYANOperations Area:CARTERET CANYON
Latitude:38-48.1NLongitude: 72-43.5W
Pilot:T. TengdinObserver 1:William Ryan
Observer 2:Cecilia Mchugh
Launch Time:0752Time Submerged:6:20
Recovery Time:1412Bottom Time:
Depth:1803 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Shrimp, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, Holothurians, rattails, Purile(?), Chalk, Mudstone, SandstoneSampled:ALVIN navigation, Soft sediment, Temperature records, Chalk, Mudstone, Sandstone, Sound velocity in mud and water
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Lots of outcrop of massive white chalk - relatively little talus. Chalk cliffs jointed.