ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2994Date:09/08/95
Chief Scientist:JOHNSONOperations Area:COAXIAL SEAMOUNT
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Darcy Van Patten
Observer 2:Mark Holmes
Launch Time:0811Time Submerged:8:40
Time on Surface:1651Bottom Time:5:47
Depth:2375 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/GEOPHYSICS
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2992-95Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Basalt lava, Soft sedimentSampled:Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Gravity
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Large, complex graben structure, 25m side and 25m deep with 5-10m deep axial notch on SE flank of cage seamount.