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University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Co-Lead Scientists with Sediment Core

Caption: Co-authors Julie Brigham-Grette and Pavel Minyuk celebrate when drilling reached the bottom of lake sediments at a depth of 318 m below the lake bottom. At that point, drilling began reaching into the 3.6-million-year-old impact rock.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Tim Martin

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