Seismic reflection equipment off stern of R/V Langseth

Looking off the stern of a large ship to the horizon with long ropes and hoses and other floating instruments being towed.

Detailed Description

Four tan cables, each 6 kilometers long, trail behind R/V Marcus G. Langseth. These cables record seismic sound waves that travel down into the Earth and reflect back from layers beneath the seafloor. The green cables provide the sound.


Image Dimensions: 3456 x 2592

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Location Taken: US