Bed of manganese nodules

Flat ocean floor made up of nodules packed in tightly.

Detailed Description

A bed of manganese nodules from deep offshore of the Cook Islands. Each color bar in the staff represents 10 centimeters.


Image Dimensions: 1989 x 1289

Date Taken:

Location Taken: CK


Critical metals in manganese nodules from the Cook Islands EEZ, abundances and distributions
Article by Hein, et al., 2015, Ore Geology Reviews; photo taken during a research cruise in 2000.