NOAA-EX1606

Deepwater Wonders of Wake: Exploring the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

NOAA expedition EX1606 sampled seamounts and seafloor features in the deep waters of the Wake Atoll Unit of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM) using the submersible Deep Discoverer. OSU marine repository archives the rock samples collected during the expedition. Archived samples include basalts, fossil corals, sulfides and more. Below are the samples recovered from each dive.

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Click here for the summary table for EX1606 samples

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