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NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer is on a mission to explore the largely unknown ocean, with efforts currently focused on the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument and U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone surround Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. This video includes highlights from the first leg of the expedition and features expedition coordinator Kelley Elliott. Find out more about this exploration mission and its importance to humanity and the planet.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

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