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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4198

Figure 70. Buchanan sounding bottle. This instrument was devised after the Challenger Expedition. It was better than preceding instruments for collecting water samples in close proximity to the bottom. It was first tested aboard the PRINCESS ALICE in 1894 in the open Atlantic off Morocco in 2782 meters.

Image ID: ship4198, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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