The deck of the Melville was empty for only a few minutes before it was loaded up for the next cruise. This cruise headed out with every inch of the deck covered with gear.

The deck of the research vessel Melville was empty for only a few minutes before it was loaded up for the next cruise, which covered every inch of the deck with gear. Image courtesy of INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010.

INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010

INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2010: April 12 Log

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