To avoid dragging the initial coring platform and dingys through thick mangroves and knee-deep mud, a secondary portable coring platform was constructed using four empty 10-gallon water bottles, a wooden pallet and a few ratchet straps.

To avoid dragging the initial coring platform and dingys through thick mangroves and knee-deep mud, a secondary portable coring platform was constructed using four empty 10-gallon water bottles, a wooden pallet and a few ratchet straps. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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