Area of Operations: Kings Trough, Palmer Ridge, Freen Deep, Peake Deep, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, North Atlantic
Dates: June 12, 1989 to July 05, 1989
Chief scientist: Kim Klitgord
Dr. Vyacheslav S. Yastrebov, Dr. Igor M. Sborshshikov
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;Sea floor mapping
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.
Contact: Kim Klitgord ()
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