In Images: Exploring the Caribbean Deep

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The Nautilus

Credit: National Geographic Digital Motion/Jen Shoemaker
A team of scientists ventured to the depths of the Caribbean Sea on a three-month voyage to study fault zones and strange biological communities.

Bob Ballard, who discovered the Titanic wreckage, and his colleagues set sail for the Caribbean on the Nautilus, named after Captain Nemo's submarine in "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea".

the voyage is the subject of a new TV special by National Geographic Wild, called "Caribbean's Deadly Underworld,"    Less «
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