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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2966

Depth of ocean where the TITANIC went down. After finding the TITANIC in 1985, the actual depth was found to be around 2100 fathoms. The 2760 fathom depth came from a hemp rope and weight sounding that pre-dated the CHALLENGER Expedition. In: Marshall, Logan 1912. The Sinking of the TITANIC and Other Great Sea Disasters.

Image ID: expl2966, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 1912


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