<p><strong>Fig. 7.59.</strong> Deep sea sediment cores can give scientists valuable information about the composition of the seafloor. Notice the various layers of sediment in the figure.</p>

Fig. 7.59. Deep sea sediment cores can give scientists valuable information about the composition of the seafloor. Notice the various layers of sediment in the figure.

Image courtesy of Dr. Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener Institute, Wikimedia Commons