Freddy Flores, a welder in Kantuniklin pays close attention as Trish explains the basic design and concept of creating a metal tripod to pull cores out of the mud. Not only did Freddy create a collapsible and functional tripod, he also surprised the members of the expedition with its pink paint job.

Freddy Flores, a welder in Kantuniklin pays close attention as Trish explains the basic design and concept of creating a metal tripod to pull cores out of the mud. Not only did Freddy create a collapsible and functional tripod, he also surprised the members of the expedition with its pink paint job. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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