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Photographs from ODP Leg 197

Welcome to the unofficial web site of ODP Leg 197 (Emperor seamount chain, northwestern Pacific). This site, brought to you via satellite uplink, will be updated at irregular intervals. These web pages are intended to give you an idea of life onboard the drillship as it unfolds over the course of a leg.

Week 1: leaving Yokohama and becoming familiar with the ship (posted 19 July 2001)
Weeks 2-3: visits by Freddie the squid and an unidentified object (posted 1 August 2001)
Weeks 4-5: Bob's birthday, reentry problems, and a visit by Charlie the crab (posted 13 August 2001)

Leg 197 ended in Yokohama (Japan) on 27 August 2001.

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