Objects

Sonar survey, Puerto Rico Trench - 1959

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1959-11
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Nautical chart of Puerto Rico with a sign indicating the location of the Puerto Rico Trench 80 miles off the NE coast; in addition, several sonargraphs displayed as a mosaic of the Puerto Rico Trench; related to Jacques Cousteau's oceanographic expedition in 1959. (CC)


HEE-SC-01315

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990
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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
France
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