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The Voyage of the Lee

Length: 49:00

The U. S. Geological Survey vessel S.P. Lee navigates and explores the Pacific Ocean bottom. Remote video camera views of the ocean floor are included. Various sampling methods used in marine geology are demonstrated and discussed.

“It is mid February, nineteen eighty-four. This is what the bottom of the world looks like from the forward deck of the research vessel Samuel P. Lee.”

Read or download the transcript to accompany the video (.txt)

Right-click to save the video file: MP4 format (266 MB) | WebM format (223 MB) | MPEG-1 format (448 MB)

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