On the Te Vega

Dates Fall 1968
Chief Scientist Ellsworth H. Wheeler, Jr.
Senior Scientists John S. Pearse, Jack Littlepage
Junior Scientists Jo Ann Aiello, Steven S. Amesbury, David W. Frame, Diane M. Harmon, George J. Kenagy, Thomas Malone, Margaret S. McFadien, Carrol Mountain, Francisco Pineda P., Michael C. Swift
Teaching Assistants Bruce Robison
Marine Technicians C. Ray Chesbrough
Captain Jerzy Chylinski
Ports of call Guayaquil, Ecuador to San Diego, California

Narrative by Wheeler.

September 17 to November 29, Guayaquil, Ecuador to San Diego, California. September 20-26, first 6-day deep station. September 26-27, Wreck Bay, San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. September 27, Roca Kicker. September 28, Academy Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. September 29, on Santa Cruz Island. September 29-30, to Post Office Bay, Floreana. September 30-October 10, Floreana to Buenaventura, Colombia, with deep-sea sampling enroute. October 2, crossed the Equator. October 12-22, Buenaventura to Chatham Bay, Cocos Island, with deep-sea sampling enroute. October 22-31, Cocos to La Union, El Salvador, with sampling enroute. November 2-14?, La Union to Acapulco, Mexico. November 15-22, Acapulco to Cabo San Lucas. November 22-29, Cabo San Lucas to San Diego via Tortola Bay. Cruise ended December 1 with departure of the scientific party.
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