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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM18 (V1806)
Sample: 036SBT
Device: dredge
Latitude: -62.4333
Longitude: -62.6333
Water Depth(m): 1454 to 1518
Date: 19620306
Storage: room temperature, dry
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Description: Unconsolidated, dark green sand and fine gravel. Mixed with a few fossils, mainly brown-colored agglutinated worm tubes. Fossils comprise about 3 % of the sediment in the sample. Sand makes up 62% and small pebbles 35%. Most of the sand is either coarse o