ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2160Date:08/23/89
Chief Scientist:RYANOperations Area:CARTERET CANYON
Latitude:38-48.0NLongitude: 72-47.09W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Lincoln Pratson
Observer 2:Carlos Pirmez
Launch Time:1236Time Submerged:4:34
Recovery Time:1710Bottom Time:
Depth:1536 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Carbonates, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, CoralSampled:Carbonates, Soft sediment, Coral
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Remarks:ONLY DIVE THIS CRUISE (PENETRATOR PROBLEMS); dive primarily to sample stratigraphy outcroppings at the face of the canyon heap.