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Inner Tube


The LacCore R/V Mark Griffith was developed specifically for use in remote locations where equipment weight and volume considerations are paramount. It consists of six tire inner tubes inflated on site, lashed together, and topped with small pieces of thin plastic. It provides the bare minimum of buoyancy for recovery of Livingstone cores at ~10m sediment depth.


Also great on a hot, summer day.

Also great on a hot, summer day.