Hand push core from barrier island, core photo, and X-ray

A scientist pushes a push core into the sandy ground. A photograph and x-ray of the core are shown to the right.

Detailed Description

Cores can contain sediment units deposited in different environmental settings. Core photos and X-rays illuminate how sediment units can have contrasting color and density.  


Image Dimensions: 2438 x 1763

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Assateague Island, US