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History of Marine Science.
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U.S Coast Survey is initiated by Thomas Jefferson.
Edward Forbes proposes that life can not exist below 300 fathoms.
Matthew Fontaine Maury writes The Physical Geography of The Sea.
James Alden discovers deep sea valley.
Charles Wyville Thomson finds sea life at 4,389 meters.
Blake, the coast survey steamer, is the first ship to use steel rope.
Steamer, Albatross begins operations.
Chart of Gulf Stream
Scuba is used for the first time.
Survey of South Pacific Begins
Sinking of Titanic
WWII marks development of electronic navigation systems.
Aqua- Lung is created
Submersible dive on West Coast of Africa.
YMCA starts course for Scuba Diving Certification
First National training agency is formed to train and certify divers.
Sylvia Earle leads women Aquanauts.
Discovery of Sunken Titanic
Alvin is created.
Seafloor Mapping from Space.
Census of Marine Life is made.
James Cameron succesfully solo dives to Mariana Trench.
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