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Wellington, New Zealand, is an appropriate setting for this week's 13th International Deep Sea Biology Symposium. Just offshore from the capital city is the second-deepest underwater trench in the world, the Kermadec Trench. Situated east of the Kermadec island chain and extending more than 2,000 kilometers (1,242 miles) northwest toward Tonga, the area includes some of the most geologically... Read More
History had been made – again – in the Mariana Trench, the deepest point in our ocean, located in the western Pacific about 1,400 miles south of Japan. Renowned film director and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron has entered the record books as the third person ever to descend the nearly seven miles to the bottom of the trench. This is a place so deep that if Mount Everest... Read More
Read the letters that support the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument. Read More
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