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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK820316
Sample: KK820316 STA10 RD08
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -10.92067
Longitude: -177.0152
Water Depth(m): 2125 to 1700
Date: 19820408
Storage: room temperature, dry

Robbie Bank N.W. Corner. 15 buckets of samples available each individually labeled 1-9.
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Comments: Bag 1: Algal limestone + 1 oyster (sugary limestone with coralline or green algal rods). 2: Algal boundstone + lithified limestone sediment with Halmedia + [???] + [???]. Bags 3-9: Corraline limestone + 4 boulders inclduing whole, rounded coral heads. total weight ~600 lbs. Also [???] clam, coras, turtle scale, and large oysters - dnated to Kana Keoki collection. Probably a fore reef association (30 - 80 m?) slumped or avalanched into deeper water. Pliocenen > Recent.