Chunk of Gas Hydrate

Hands pull a chunk of frozen ice from a core collection tube, the ice is lumpy and interspersed with dark sediment.

Detailed Description

In 2010, USGS researcher Brian Edwards recovers white chunks of gas hydrate (methane ice) mixed with gray sediment from a metal core sample tube retrieved from the seafloor in the Arctic Ocean at a water depth of approximately 8,000 feet.


Image Dimensions: 4000 x 3000

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Location Taken: US