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ROV Highlights, July 9, 2010 (Video)
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Date: July 9, 2010
Running Time: 00:03:09
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 9th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition. The crew launched the ROV at 4d 56.96'N 125d 46.70'E around 0815. The target was an oddly shaped feature that rose to a depth of approximately 500m and had ... More »
The Okeanos Explorer is the first vessel in the fleet of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. It's equipped with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), sophisticated multibeam sonar technology for mapping the sea floor as deep as 6000 meters (nearly 20,000 feet), ... More »