his is a video clip of Alvin attempting to break apart a volcanic rock that is too large for the sample basket. Finally, the pilot gives up and picks up a smaller rock. Video courtesy of Peter Etnoyer, WHOI, NOAA, the Alvin Group, and the 2002 GOA Expedition science party. Download largest version (mp4, 4 MB).

 

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