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Jason Junior peering into stateroom U.

A Day to Remember

Ninety-five years ago today, the "unsinkable" Titanic struck an icebergand sank into 12,500 feet (3800 meters) of water in the North Atlanticsoutheast of Newfoundland. In July 1986, nine months after theirdiscovery of the wreck, the WHOI Deep Submergence Laboratory teamreturned to the site to conduct test dives as part of the continuingdevelopment of the lab’s Argo/Jason imaging system, designed forscientific missions to explore and photograph the deep sea floor. Inthis image, Jason Jr. peers through a hatch into one of the Titanic'sstate rooms.
(Photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Archives)


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