To obtain the samples of rock from a number of shoals in the Malin/Hebridean Seas using a team of diving geologists. The main thrust of the investigation was being directed towards the Blackstones Bank Igneous centre, the age of which is in dispute and the Stanton Banks which had not previously been dived upon.
R J Whittington (University of Wales Aberystwyth Department of Geology)
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Geology and geophysics
In-situ seafloor measurement/sampling
Quantity: number of dives = 18 Description: sampling by divers