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Seven Miles Down

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Product description

This is the complete story of the Bathyscaph 'Trieste' from the 1948 dives of the 'FNRS-2' off Dakar to the 1960 seven-mile dive in the Challenger Deep off Guam. The story covers the Trieste's European-sponsored dive off Italy (1953-1956), the Office of Naval Research-sponsored Mediterranean dives in 1957 leading to the purchase of the 'Trieste' by the Navy, subsequent dives off San Diego, and finally the ultradeep dives of Project Nekton.

Book is in good overall condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket is protected by a plastic cover and as wear to the edges and inside there is a heavy stain on the spine. Printed in 1962.

Item details

Author(s):
Jacques Piccard and Robert S. Dietz
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14.5 x 2.8 cm
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Longmans

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This is the complete story of the Bathyscaph 'Trieste' from the 1948 dives of the 'FNRS-2' off Dakar to the 1960 seven-mile dive in the Challenger Deep off Guam. The story covers the Trieste's European-sponsored dive off Italy (1953-1956), the Office of Naval Research-sponsored Mediterranean dives in 1957 leading to the purchase of the 'Trieste' by the Navy, subsequent dives off San Diego, and finally the ultradeep dives of Project Nekton.

Book is in good overall condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket is protected by a plastic cover and as wear to the edges and inside there is a heavy stain on the spine. Printed in 1962.

Author(s):
Jacques Piccard and Robert S. Dietz
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 14.5 x 2.8 cm
Edition:
1962
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
249
Publisher:
Longmans

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