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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA56 RD26
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.8125
Longitude: 179.08367
Water Depth(m): 1000 to 800
Date: 19840717
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

SE of Hancock Seamount
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Comments: One brittle star light pink in color ~20cm in diameter. Photograph #22 roll #1 shows possible benthic organisms. Several rocks had wormlike features built out of sand and silt length about 5-7 cm. They just crumpled when touched. 800-1000 m depth range. haul - old cable - highly altered/weathered by seawater; - limestones - stained; - fishing net.