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Mapping the Ocean

Mapping the seafloor can reveal features, such as seamounts, that we didn't even know existed before. Mapping is a key foundational step in all ocean exploration operations.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Hohonu Moana.

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