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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1871

Final safety checks are carefully run through before the ALVIN submersible descends to the seafloor. The research vessel ATLANTIS II and the ALVIN crew often spend 8 months per year at sea.

Image ID: expl1871, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2006 May 21
Credit: Expedition to the Deep Slope/NOAA/OER

Category: Ocean exploration/

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