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Image title: 
Roger Revelle and Robert Dietz discussing the significance of lithified globigerina ooze
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Collection
Description: 

Roger Revelle and Robert Dietz discussing the significance of lithified globigerina ooze dredged from the West Pacific. The cretaceous fossils enclosed indicated a much younger age than expected - a mystery which remained unresolved until later explained by plate tectonics & continental drift.

Photo date: 
1951
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
Dietz, Robert Sinclair