Freeport, Texas, grows ever smaller as we are finally underway, heading towards our first platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Freeport, Texas, grows ever smaller as we are finally underway, heading towards our first platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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