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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-030-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 101

Area of Operations: Oceanographer Canyon, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 22, 1978 to October 01, 1978

Objectives: Make faunal surveys and geological observations, and collect rock samples from the walls of Oceanographer Canyon.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Submersible observations

Information to be derived: Habitat maps
Sea floor map

Summary: ALVIN Dives 835-840. Submersible dives: 6 (#835-840); Samples: 8 (USGS #5121-5128). Dive still photography at WHOI Data Library/ALVIN collection.

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Contact: Page Valentine (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LULU
photo of ALVIN
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