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Summary for Field Activity Number 1989-014-FA

Alternate Leg ID: Cruise 19, Leg 1

Area of Operations: Kings Trough, Palmer Ridge, Freen Deep, Peake Deep, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North Atlantic

Dates: June 12, 1989 to July 05, 1989

Objectives: MIR submersible diving program in east end of King's Trough: rock sampling and photographic study of the scarps that form the north and south walls of Freen Deep and the north wall of Peake Deep. Basement morphology and petrology study.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping
Photography

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis
Morphology

Summary: Dives: MIR-1 = 4 (#19-2096, 19-2103, 19-2106, and 19-2108), MIR-2 = 3 (#19-2098, 19-2103, and 19-2110); Dive 19-2103 = National Geographic photos; Dive rock samples: 50; Sediment core stations: 2 in Freen Deep; Sidescan sonar station: Palmer Ridge; Hydro station: Freen Deep.

USGS Project Number: MID-ATL RIDGE CREST PROCESSES

Contact: Kim Klitgord ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier K-19-89-NA. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
KELDYSH DSV MIR-1 DSV MIR-2

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