ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2453Date:09/19/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:32
Chief Scientist:DELANEY/SCHULTZOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:47-56.9NLongitude:129-05.7W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Courtney Wilkerson
Observer 2:Dennis Norton
Launch Time:0825Time Submerged:7:47
Time on Surface:1612Bottom Time:
Depth:2213 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Cold seep, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Hi temp vents, Temperature records, Tube worms
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Remarks:Discovered new tubeworm field and active flange(370 degrees) farther South than Milli-Q and confirmed scale, texture and hypothesis of sulfide apron to the S using AMS-120 SONAR data.