The 2017 Surtsey drill core has arrived at its new home at the Iceland Institute for Natural History (NÁTTÚRUFRÆÐISTOFNUN ÍSLANDS), where it is stored with the drill core acquired in 1979. Much work will take place in the next few months to complete the descriptions of the core and the digital information system of the rock archive.

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Special thanks go to the SUSTAIN team that loaded and transported the core, cleaned the warehouse, and safely delivered the rock to the Institute!

The trucks arrive at the Iceland Institute for Natural History (NÁTTÚRUFRÆÐISTOFNUN ÍSLANDS).

The first core trays are placed in the core repository. 

Photographs by M. T. Guðmundsson

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