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Repository: ECS [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Marcus G. Langseth
Cruise: MGL1111 (L-11-11-BS)
Sample: MGL1111-CTD3
Device: core, gravity
Latitude: 57.4
Longitude: -177.4513
Water Depth(m): 3804
Date: 20110829
PI: Ginger Barth
Storage: refrigerated
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean
1 :    0. to 20.3 cm in core
Comments: 8 inch mini gravity corer/CTD bottom detector, < 1 cubic cm, loose sample only. Remaining sediment is less than a thimble full, caught in core catcher rim and behind collar weights. Sed is coarser than at CTD1 and 2, still red-brown and suggestive of diatoms, no odor detected. Core recovered sediment but most was lost at sea upon CTD recovery. Aleutian Basin-Bering Sea, N base of Bowers Ridge. Near MGL1111-MCS14.
Description: slightly gritty brown mud, fine grained, no odor