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Alternate Leg ID: 106
Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, Georges Bank, upper Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: August 27, 1980 to September 05, 1980
Objectives: Investigate the biology and the current and sediment dynamics of Lydonia submarine canyon with the use of the deep diving submersible ALVIN.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Species representation
Current and sediment dynamics
Summary: ALVIN dives: 9 (#1037-1045, 55 hours 20 min. underwater); Grabs: 37; Cores: 13; Interface sediment samples: 13; Film: 62 rolls.
USGS Project Number: EA
Contact: Richard Slater ()
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