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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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White layer in small outcrop seen in image expn8400.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T023758Z
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Vents of some sort? biological burrows? in small outcrop seen in image expn8400.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T030148Z
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A mudstone with thin layers of a harder, rigid rock type.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T030530Z
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A carbonate rock with stalactite appendages. Living orgnanisms?
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T031101Z
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Ravines and ridges at 5800 meters depth.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T031711Z
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An outcrop of white rock, possibly a carbonate or serpentinite mud flow, capped by darker "polymict" (meaning many rock types) and loosely consolidated formation of what appears to be serpentinite mud with numerous pebble to cobble sized rocks embedded in it.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T032153Z
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Although on a miniature scale this view of multicolored beds offset by faulting, is reminiscent of views of the Dolomite Alps. At 5800 meters depth.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T040416Z
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Green and white stratified beds cut by ravines offering an "Alpine view". A rock sample discerned these layers were a carbonate rock. At 5800 meters depth .
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T040530Z
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The top of a knife edge ridge at 5750 meters depth.
Mariana Islands, southern. Hadal Ridge. 20160621T042351Z
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Black volcaniclastic cobbles with white phenocrysts.
Mariana Islands, Ahyi Seamount 20160621T235225Z
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Columnar jointed volcanic rocks covered with barnacles to the left and numerous shrimp to the right - Plesionika edwardsii cf.
Mariana Islands, Ahyi Seamount 20160622T011345Z
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Columnar jointed volcanic rocks covered with barnacles to the left and numerous shrimp to the right - Plesionika edwardsii cf.
Mariana Islands, Ahyi Seamount 20160622T011442Z
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Columnar jointed volcanic rocks.
Mariana Islands, Ahyi Seamount 20160622T042503Z
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Columnar jointed volcanic rocks.
Mariana Islands, Ahyi Seamount 20160622T042535Z
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Supply Reef covered with a very fine-grained volcanic ash forming plates.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T211337Z
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Layers of light brown volcanic ash.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T214957Z
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Fine grained light brown volcanic ash layers overlying a dark gray, coarser grained layer of volcaniclastics.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T215059Z
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Layers of fine grained light brown volcanic ash.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T215212Z
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Layers of fine grained light brown volcanic ash.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T224555Z
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Fine grained light brown volcanic ash layers overlying a dark gray, coarser grained layer of volcaniclastics.
Mariana Islands, Supply Reef 20160622T225507Z
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Layers of dark brown, yellow-tan and blue-gray sedimentary sequences with a thinly sedimented ridge top having cobble-to boulder-sized rocks.
Mariana Islands, Northern Forearc Ridge 20160628T033015Z
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Cobbles and boulders at the top of the Forearc Ridge.
Mariana Islands, Northern Forearc Ridge 20160628T034555Z
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Biota disturbing sediment. Perhaps a tube worm reprocessing the sediment. What is the white ball on the edge of the recently dug up sediment?
20160629T004449Z
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Closeup of a disturbed area. What digs this material up?
20160629T005430Z
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Spiral feces, probably of enteropneust worm.
20160629T231439Z
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A benthic sweeper "black" coral bush (Schizopathes sp.) digging out a depression as it sweeps in a circular pattern.
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160630T220920Z
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A benthic sweeper "black" coral bush (Schizopathes sp.) digging out a depression as it sweeps in a circular pattern.
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160630T220953Z
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Mounds aligned in a sharp V-shaped with a second line segment crossing the apex of "V". Probably of biologic origin.
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160630T221311Z
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Deep arcuate furrow difficult to explain by either biological or geological means.
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160630T223924Z
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Looking down into the arcuate furrow seen in image expn8429. A large shrimp living in the furrow looks up at Deep Discoverer.
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160630T223957Z
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A hard striated rock surface at 2318 meters with sediment ponded downslope. A sediment chute?
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160701T015932Z
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A hard striated rock surface at 2318 meters with sediment ponded downslope. A sediment chute?
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160701T015958Z
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A hard striated rock surface at 2318 meters with sediment ponded downslope. A sediment chute?
Mariana Islands, Okeanos Ridge 20160701T020822Z
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Rhomboidal jointing of seemingly layered rock.
20160702T000849Z
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Layered rock material with stairstep appearance.
20160702T005756Z
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Stair-step pattern at edge of horizontal rock surface.
20160702T031317Z
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Fossil scallop shell in carbonate appearing rock at almost 5000 meters depth.
20160703T001435Z
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White rock outcrop with appearance of shell fossils.
20160703T005040Z
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A cave? in Cretaceous rocks?
20160703T005736Z
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Closeup of cave? in Cretaceous rocks?
20160703T005800Z
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Perhaps a wave cut bench.
20160703T011050Z
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Green ribbon-like layer is quite interesting. What sort of mineral deposit is. Contact between two layers of rock of possibly different composition.
20160703T011153Z
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Contact between two different rock types.
20160703T011248Z
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Possible gastropod fossil.
20160703T011707Z
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Horizontal bedding of different rock types.
20160703T013130Z
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An aggregation of bivalve fossils.
20160703T015613Z
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A sediment chute.
20160703T020517Z
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What causes the green staining between these sedimentary layers?
20160703T022701Z
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Lumpy manganese crusted outcrops transitioning into sediment covered seafloor with ripples.
20160703T223144Z
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A bamboo whip coral - family Isididae - in a field of manganese coated dead sponge stalks.
20160703T231545Z

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