American Samoa Expedition

EX1702

NOAA expedition EX1702 sampled seamounts and seafloor features in the deep waters of the American Samoa region, Pacific using the submersible Deep Discoverer. OSU marine repository archives the rock samples collected during the expedition. Archived samples include basalts, fossil corals, and more. Below are the samples recovered from each dive.

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EX1702-D10 (Rose Atoll)

Sample Location Rock Type Description Images
OSU-EX1702-D10-3 14.55°S, 168.13°W Fossil Coral A composite of ~100um diameter sized pieces of carbonate… Image 2Image 3Image 4Image 4Image 4Image 4Image 4Image 4
OSU-EX1702-D10-6 14.55°S, 168.13°W Fossil Coral A small fossil coral with some brownish altered surface… Image 2Image 3Image 4Image 4Image 4Image 4Image 4