In 2009, the Submerged New World team investigated several areas that have potential to contain deposits from the Late Pleistocene. This year the team will return to some of these ares to investigate them more thoroughly. C. Andrew Hemmings and Nicolas Alvarado dig a hole through old coral that covers the buried — and ancient — Suwannee River, about 75 miles offshore.

In 2009, the Submerged New World team investigated several areas that have potential to contain deposits from the Late Pleistocene. This year the team will return to some of these areas to investigate them more thoroughly. C. Andrew Hemmings and Nicolas Alvarado dig a hole through old coral that covers the buried — and ancient — Suwannee River, about 75 miles offshore. Image courtesy of Exploring the Submerged New World 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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