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Unformatted text preview: Mariana Trench if Mt. Everest were relocated to the bottom of the trench, its peak would lie about a mile below the water's surface a colony of tube worms found in the ocean's deepest depths. http://www.earlham.edu/~rhoderu/Marianastrench.htm Kaiko – Japanese submersible; 1994, built to go to bottom of Mariana Mariana Trench • 1,554 miles long • 44 miles wide • 35,797 feet deep • 8 tons of pressure per square inch • To put things into perspective, the deepest dive ever recorded was by an American woman to a depth of 1,000 feet where the pressure would already be dangerous. The Japanese submersible Kaiko - sampling mud at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. (Photograph courtesy Dr. Hideto Takami, JAMSTEC.) Tonga Islands Tonga Islands “the friendly islands” “the friendly islands” Archipelago (ar kE peh lE go) Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat Island, West Indies -- USGS Photo by J.W. Ewert, 1996 http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/WestIndies/description_west_indies_volcanoes.html Below: The Aleutian Island village of Unalaska, with the oldest Russian Orthodox church in Alaska. the oldest Russian Orthodox church in Alaska....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EARTH SCIE esci 111 taught by Professor Springer during the Spring '08 term at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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