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Pete Liarikos, Bosun on the Knorr, rises into an Icelandic coast guard helicopter during cruise KN189-04.

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A crewmember from the research vessel Knorr rises into a helicopter operated by the Icelandic coast guard during a recent cruise in the North Atlantic. When the coast guard came by to deliver a spare magnetometer cable to the ship, the crew member was air-lifted to shore for a medical evaluation. (Photo by Alexander Dorsk, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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