Fathoming the Ocean

Fathoming the Ocean

The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea

Book - 2005
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"By the middle of the nineteenth century, as scientists explored the frontiers of polar regions and the atmosphere, the ocean remained silent and inaccessible. The history of how this changed - of how the depths became a scientific passion and a cultural obsession, an engineering challenge and a political attraction - is the story that unfolds in Fathoming the Ocean."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
ISBN: 0674016912 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 551.46 ROZ
Characteristics: xii, 276 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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