Photos from the field: our voyage investigating Australia’s submarine landslides and deep-marine canyons
The Conversation, Other, 24/01/2023, Hannah Power, Michael Kinsela and Kendall Mollison
We gathered at the edge of the ship deck, awaiting the return of our sediment corer that had been lowered 4.5 kilometres half the height of Mount Everest to the seafloor. Our team of 53 people nervously shuffled together like penguins as we speculated about what we’d find. It was July 2022. We’d been at sea for 36 days on CSIRO’s Research Vessel Investigator to explore the edges of our continent and learn how it evolved through time.