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Summary for Field Activity Number 1984-030-FA

Alternate Leg ID: AII 112, Leg 4

Area of Operations: West Florida Escarpment, Mexican Basin, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: Mar 06, 1984 to Mar 19, 1984

Objectives: The major scientific objectives of diving on the escarpment are to determine the stratigraphy and depositional origin of the strata presently exposed on the escarpment face and to determine how and by what processes erosion has modified the present escarpment.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Sea floor map
Bathymetric maps

Summary: ALVIN Dives 1342-1348.

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Contact: Bob Commeau (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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