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core barrel car

Marine core

Crew members of the R/V Knorr offload the Long Core system 'core barrel car' as the Knorr arrives home from nearly eight months of work in the Pacific.The pneumatic car travels fore and aft on a special track system on the starboard side of Knorr during Long Core operations and enables the safe assembly and disassembly of the heavy core system components. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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