A sediment trap array was deployed in the Southern Söhm abyssal plain, Sargasso Sea, for 75 days beginning on October 20, 1976. The sediment trap consisted of two separate cones with hydrodynamically designed honeycomb collectors with a total collecting area of 3 m2. The results of an investigation of the sediment collected at 5,363 m (114 m above the bottom) are reported in this paper....