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    Ancient Nile River Mud Core - William B.F. Ryan, left, of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, and Kenneth J. Hsu, center of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, show Travis Rayborn, of Global Marine Inc., a core of ancient Nile River abyssal sediment recovered on the Mediterranean Sea Ridge during Leg Thirteen of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Ryan and Hsu were cruise-co-chief scientists, while Rayborn was drilling superintendent for the Glomar Challenger drilling and coring crews. 1970

    • Part of: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project, Photo by Orrin Russie; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Ryan, William B. F.; Hsü, Kenneth J. (Kenneth Jinghwa), 1929-; Rayborn, Travis
    • Date: 1970
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Sedimentation and deposition--Research--Nile River; Scientists; Drill cores; Geophysicists
    • Format: image
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    Demarara Rise Core - A 110-million-year-old limestone core taken from the Demarara Rise off South America during Leg Fourteen of Deep Sea Drilling Project, is being inspected by officials aboard the drilling vessel, Glomar Challenger. Left to right, Cruise Operations Manager Del Redding, of Phillips Petroleum Company, Dennis E. Hayes, of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, and Anthony C. Pimm, of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Hayes and Pimm were Cruise Co-Chief Scientists on the Lisbon to San Juan, Puerto Rico, expedition.

    • Part of: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project, Photo by George L. Jones; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Pimm, A. C.; Hayes, Dennis E.; Redding, Dell
    • Date: 1970
    • Topic: Scientists; Geophysicists; Oceanographers; Drill cores; Deep Sea Drilling Project
    • Format: image
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    Evaporite Core - An evaporite core taken from the Mediterranean Seaduring Leg Thirteen of the Deep Sea Drilling Project is shown in the core liner by Cruise Co-Chief Scientists Drs. Kenneth J. Hsu, left, and Dr. William B.F. Ryan, right. Charles Simon, of the Glomar Challenger drilling crew, is in the middle. An evaporite is a chemical precipitation formed from evaporation of salt or sea water. Dr. Hsu is from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, while Dr. Ryan is from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory.

    • Part of: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project, Photo by Orrin Russie; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Deep Sea Drilling Project; Ryan, William B. F.; Simon, Charles; Hsü, Kenneth J. (Kenneth Jinghwa), 1929-
    • Date: 1970
    • Topic: Drill cores; Scientists; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Geophysicists; Oceanographers; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
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    Oil-Laden Core-Dr. Maurice Ewing (left), of Lamont Geological Observatory, looks at a piece of oil-laden sedimentary core being held by Dr. J. Lamar Worzel, also of Lamong. The two noted geophysics were Co-Chief Scientists on the first leg of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. The oil core was recovered at the Sigsbee Knoll in the Gulf of Mexico in 11,743 feet of water with drill bit penetration 480 feet threough the floor of the Gulf. Holding the plastic core container at the right is Jim Dean, of Mobile Oil who was Cruise Operations Manager aboard the drill ship, Glomar Challenger

    • Part of: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Glomar Challenger (Ship); Worzel, J. Lamar (John Lamar), 1919-; Ewing, W. Maurice (William Maurice), 1906-1974; Dean, James
    • Date: 1968
    • Topic: Deep Sea Drilling Project; Oceanographers; Geophysicists; Drill cores; Scientists; Deep-sea drilling ships
    • Format: image