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Images: The Women of FAMOUS

Tanya Atwater (right) and R/V Knorr shipmate look over mid-ocean ridge rocks.

Rosamund Corr analyzed near-bottom water and sediment samples for Dick Holland of Harvard University aboard R/V Knorr during Project FAMOUS.

Susan Anderson, at right, joins scientists and crew observing preparation of sampling gear aboard R/V Knorr in 1974. Susan was Administrative Coordinator for WHOI Geology & Geophysics Department Chair James R. Heirtzler, US Chief Scientist for Project FAMOUS.