GRUMMAN PICCARD PX-15 SUBMERSIBLE BEN FRANKLIN GULF STREAM RESEARCH MISSION 32934
American polymath, Benjamin Franklin, published the first map of the Gulf Stream after becoming interested in the matter as a deputy postmaster of the British Colonies. Franklin noticed that ships needed more time to bring mail from England than they required travelling in the opposite direction. The Gulf Stream itself was first observed by Ponce de León.
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