ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2881Date:02/04/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:1
Chief Scientist:KARSONOperations Area:KANE FRACTURE ZONE
Latitude:22-38.07NLongitude: 44-57.29W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Steve Hurst
Observer 2:Martin Klausen
Launch Time:0705Time Submerged:8:09
Time on Surface:1514Bottom Time:
Depth:4265 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2800-2950, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2880-84Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Non-vent fish, Soft sediment, Sponges, UrchinsSampled:Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Possible old hydrothermal area, heavy iron (hematite) alteration/deposit?