Other ID: Cruise 19, Leg 1
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): Kim D. Klitgord
Affiliate Investigator(s): Dr. Vyacheslav S. Yastrebov, Dr. Igor M. Sborshshikov
Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Imagery: Video, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: 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.
Start Port/Location: Kiel, West Germany
End Port/Location: Washington, D.C.
Start Date: 1989-06-12
End Date: 1989-07-05
Equipment Used: Klein 531 sidescan, Video camera - deep sea, Camera- deep sea, Magnavox satellite positioning system
Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 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.
Staff: Kim D. Klitgord
Notes: This was one heck of a cruise...
Kings Trough, Palmer Ridge, Freen Deep, Peake Deep, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North Atlantic;