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Deployment of an underwater camera off R/V Atlantis

Smile for the Camera

Deployment of an underwater camera off R/V Atlantis(circa 1948). Maurice Ewing and his  student Allyn Vine producedthe first photographs of the deep seafloor in 1940 during seismicexperiments aboard Atlantis, opening the field of underwater photography.  (Photo by Don Fay, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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