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Field Trip to the NYSM: Deep Rocks - Exploring the NYSM Bedrock Core Collection

The museum curates a large collection of bedrock core samples. These long cylinders of rock are collected from deep in the earth using special drill bits. The collection is very important for geologists to identify and study rock units that are not exposed at the surface. Join collections manager, Brian Slater, as he discusses these amazing rocks and how they are collected and used by geologists.