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ImageA close up of the side of a shipping container lost at sea. In 2004, the ship Med Taipei, lost 15 shipping containers just outside of Monterey Bay. Later that same year, MBARI discovered one of these containers resting on the seafloor at 1280 meters below the surface. From March 8-10, 2011, MBNMS and MBARI scientists revisited this shipping container to document its condition and collect sediment cores and organisms for further study.

Location (General):

Monterey Bay

Date taken:

March, 09 2011

Photo credit:

NOAA/MBARI

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      Latitude: 36.694416    Longitude: -122.298962

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