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22 July 2009

© Franklin J. Viola and The Nature Conservancy 2009  All Rights Reserved.

USGS David Wahl / Palmyra Atoll


Collecting sediment core samples at a depth
of 50m from a styrofoam floating wooden ship would
even impress ConocoPhillips.

We had to run the 3m long tubes through the starboard
pilot window on the G-1 Turboprop N8E so Dave's specimens
could make the flight back to Honolulu.



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