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Repository: LDEO [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Vema
Cruise: VM36 (V3602)
Sample: 004RD
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -36.95
Longitude: -169.8333
Water Depth(m): 1446 to 2910
Date: 19790829
Storage: room temperature, dry
1 :    bulk weight = 385.56 kg
Comments: ~ 800-900 lbs
Description: .Mainly manganese encrusted volcanic rocks. Dredge nearly full with several very large boulders and a number of flat slabs. Largest boulder 40 cm across. Possibly some sedimentary rocks with fossils.