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Sylvia A. Earle

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Sylvia Alice Earle is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998. Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S.
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Half Mile Down
William Beebe - Apr 19, 2018
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Excerpt from Half Mile DownThe present volume describes the various descents made by Dr. Beebe and Mr. Barton in the steel ball known as the Bathysphere, to an extreme depth in the ocean of over half a mile.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a...
Sylvia A. Earle
Aug 09, 2018
William Beebe's book, Half Mile Down, with its poetic descriptions of bioluminescence – the flash, sparkle, and glow of living creatures in the deep sea- mesmerized me as a child and set me on a path of exploring the great depths that continues to the present – and into future!     source