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Jacques Piccard

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This Incredible Animation Shows How Deep The Ocean Really Is

 

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A Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Then 'Crack'

 

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Jacques Piccard: The Mesoscaphe Ben Franklin (French Only) - © Musée du Léman

 

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SYND 21-08-69 UNDERWATER OCEANOGRAPHER AND ENGINEER JACQUES PICCARD TALKS TO THE PRESS

 

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Long Way Down: Mariana Trench | National Geographic

Jacques Piccard was a Swiss oceanographer and engineer, known for having developed underwater submarines for studying ocean currents. In the Challenger Deep, he and Lt. Don Walsh of the United States Navy were the first people to explore the deepest part of the world's ocean, and the deepest location on the surface of Earth's crust, the Mariana Trench, located in the western North Pacific Ocean.
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  • Family life 

  • Challenger Deep mission 

  • ''Ben Franklin'' mission 

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