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In oceans deep : courage, innovation, and adventure beneath the waves

Author: Bill Streever
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In an age of unprecedented exploration and innovation, our oceans remain largely unknown, and endlessly fascinating. Streever celebrates the daring pioneers who tested the limits of what the human body can endure under water as he traces both the little-known history and exciting future of how we travel and study the depths. He covers seventeenth-century leather-hulled submarines, their nuclear-powered descendants,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Streever
ISBN: 9780316551311 0316551317
OCLC Number: 1065372232
Description: xi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Descent --
On a breath --
Under pressure --
Saturated --
Submerged --
The robots --
An ocean in need.
Responsibility: Bill Streever.

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"A buoyant, at times thrilling, account of the deep sea experience, perfect for divers and other lovers of life beneath the waves."-- Kirkus Review "With a real knack for storytelling, Streever Read more...

 
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