Following passage of the waterspout, the crew prepares to drop the anchor
for the TAO buoy. The anchor is composed of railway wheels.
Operations on the NOAA Ship GORDON GUNTER.
Image ID: wea03393, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: United States, Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2006 August 29
Photographer: Paula Campbell, NOAA/NWS/Port Meteor. Officer
Credit: NWS National Data Buoy Center
Category: Marine Weather TAO Buoy/NOAA 200th Photo Contest/NOAA Ship Operations/ IOOS/
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