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NOAA Photo Library Image - r0006602

The soil at the dam removal site is tested for possible contaminants to prevent leaching or erosion into the stream bed when removing the dam. The site is also being searched for any significant archeological remains before the final digging begins. The scientists and archeologists determined through the testing that it was safe to proceed with the dam removal.

Image ID: r0006602, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Photo Date: April 12, 2000
Credit: NOAA Restoration Center, Louise Kane

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