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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA57 RD28
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.6685
Longitude: 179.28133
Water Depth(m): 1300 to 1150
Date: 19840717
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

SE Handcock Seamount
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Comments: A large gold coral, a brittle star both pinkish in color, and a purplish-blue coral (turned pink like the cold coral when preserved). 1150-1300 m depth range. Sat fix 14:42:46Z 29 38.48'N 179 16.96'E. (7) seven bags collected _ large cobbles, pillow basalt fragments, encrusted cum Mn; Mn crust thickness 0.5 to 2.0 cm max. - botryoidal.