Sediment core collected offshore of South Carolina

Photograph looking closely at sand and silt collected in a long wide tube.

Detailed Description

A sediment core, collected from the seafloor offshore of South Carolina, shows a coarser sediment layer covering finer sediment with a very distinct boundary.

Details

Image Dimensions: 750 x 1988

Location Taken: SC, US

Source:

Timing of iceberg scours and massive ice-rafting events in the subtropical North Atlantic
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Scientific article from Nature Communications
Condron, A., and Hill, J.C., 2021, Nature Communications, v. 12, Article Number 3668, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23924-0