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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-024-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 110

Area of Operations: Baltimore Canyon, Berkeley Canyon, Carteret Canyon, Hendrickson Canyon, U.S. Atlantic Continental Slope, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 07, 1981 to July 21, 1981

Objectives: To obtain biological and geological specimens, conduct echo-sounding surveys, and record biological and geological narrative and photographic observations of the Continental Slope between Baltimore Canyon and Hendrickson Canyon.

Type of Activity: Sampling
echo sounding surveying

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Echo-sounding survey data

Summary: ALVIN dives: 13 (#1107-1119; #1114 aborted; USGS dives = #1112, 1115, and 1117); 12 kHz echo-sounding records: 13 km; Sediment samples: 46; Hand-held 35 mm color slides: 651; Bow camera photos: 100 feet each B/W and Color; Audio narrative observations.

USGS Project Number: BLM

Contact: Jim Robb (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LULU
photo of ALVIN
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