Jumbo piston corer with mud from the seafloor

Photo looks at the very end of a metal coring device with mud in it, sitting on the deck of a ship in its metal launch.

Detailed Description

After recovery, the jumbo piston corer sits on the deck of research vessel Bold Horizon in its launch and recovery system. This muddy collar is removed to reveal the removable length of the core, which sits within a stiff plastic tube inside the metal tube.

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Image Dimensions: 2448 x 3264

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Location Taken: US

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