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Image : Mysterious Flotsam in Gulf of Mexico Came from Deepwater Horizon Rig, Study Finds

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close up of the flotation from Cuming Corporation
The WHOI researchers took a close look at photos they had taken of the debris on the Chandeleur Islands and found this weathered sticker. After a bit of research, they confirmed that it was syntactic foam flotation from the Deepwater Horizon rig. (Photo by Chris Reddy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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Last updated: May 24, 2011
 


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