Deep-sea sentence example

deep-sea
  • - Deep sea type.
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  • The existence of sulphuretted hydrogen in great quantities below loo fathoms, the extensive chemical precipitation of calcium carbonate, the stagnant nature of its deep waters, and the absence of deep-sea life are conditions which make it impossible to discuss it along with the physical and biological conditions of the Mediterranean proper.
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  • Food fishes are relatively not abundant, presumably because the deep sea escarpments of the N.
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  • Thus the occurrence of blind animals in caves and in the deep sea was a fact which Darwin himself regarded as best explained by the atrophy of the organ of vision in successive generations through the absence of light and 1 Weismann, Vererbung, &c. (1886).
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  • In every succeeding generation this would be the case, and even those with weak but still seeing eyes would in the course of time escape, until only a pure race of eyeless or blind animals would be left in the cavern or deep sea.
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  • The deep-sea fishery attracts hundreds of boats from the north of Scotland, and most of the catch is cured for the English, German and Dutch markets.
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  • Distilling however prospers, and the town is important not only as regards its shipping and the deep-sea fishery, but also as a distributing centre for the islands and the seat of the superior law courts.
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  • The chief industries include coast and deep-sea fisheries, shipbuilding, tanning, the making of cod-liver oil and fish-curing.
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  • Deep-sea and coast fishing for cod, herring and mackerel employ over 1000 of the inhabitants.
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  • The deep-sea fishing industry of the town is important, the fishing fleet in 1902 numbering 67 vessels.
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  • The last-named vessel secured 157 trustworthy deep soundings, Deep-sea Soundings.
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  • 5) collection of the organisms of the deep sea.
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  • The earliest deep-sea sounding on record is that of cruise in the North Pacific, sounding out lines for a projected Captain Phipps on the 4th of September 1773 in the Norwegian Pacific cable.
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  • Polar explorers making sections across the great expanses of water with everfrequently repeated those experiments in deep-sea soundings, increasing accuracy, and in that work the government surveying both William Scoresby and Sir John Ross obtaining notable ships have also been engaged, vast stretches of the Indian and results, though not reaching depths of more than 1200 fathoms. Pacific Oceans having been opened up to knowledge by H.M.SS.
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  • In 1854 attaches to the soundings of the German deep-sea expedition J.
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  • All deep-sea measurements are subject to uncertainty because the sounding machine merely measures the length of wire which runs out before the lead touches bottom, and this agrees with the depth only when the wire is perpendicular throughout its run.
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  • It is improbable, however, that the smooth and slender wire is much influenced by currents, and the best deep-sea soundings may be taken as accurate to within 5 fathoms.
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  • In spite of the increase of deep-sea soundings in the last few decades, they are still very irregularly distributed in the open ocean, and the attempt to draw isobaths (lines of equal depth) on a chart of the world is burdened with many difficulties which can only be evaded by the widest generalizations.
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  • In the deep sea two types of feature are recognized under the general names of depression and elevation.
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  • As the result of all the deep-sea surveys now available we know that the central rise of the Atlantic starts from Iceland as the Reykjanes Ridge with less than loon fathoms of water over it in most parts and runs south-westward until in 51° N.
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  • The existence of the latter, which extends to the African continent, was announced by Sir Wyville Thomson in 1876 as a result of his discussion of the deep-sea temperature observations of the " Challenger " expedition, though the fact was not confirmed by soundings until many years later.
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  • One of the most effective early forms was the snapper or " deep-sea clamm " of Sir John Ross, a pair of powerful spring jaws held apart by an arrangement which when released on striking the bottom allowed the jaws to close, biting out and holding securely a substantial portion of the ground.
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  • The voyage of the " Challenger " supplied for the first time the nucleus of a collection of deep-sea deposits sufficient to serve as the basis for comprehensive classification and mapping.
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  • Renard, whose monograph,' published in 18 9 1, laid the foundations and 1 " Challenger " Reports, " Deep Sea Deposits."
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  • 6-so of Deep Sea Deposits).
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  • i-5 of Deep Sea Deposits).
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  • When the proportion of calcium carbonate in the blue mud is considerable there results a calcareous ooze, which when found on the continental slope and in enclosed seas is largely composed of remains of deep-sea corals and bottom-living foraminif era, pelagic organisms including pteropods being less frequently represented.
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  • de Pourtales pointed out in 1870; they consist of remains of deep-sea corals, serpulae, echinoderms and mollusca united Sands, gravels, muds, &c.
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  • Globigerina ooze was recognized as an important deposit as soon as the first successful deep-sea soundings had been made in the Atlantic. It was described simultaneously in 1853 by Bailey of West Point and Ehrenberg in Berlih.
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  • The whole collection of 231 specimens of deep-sea deposits brought back by the " Challenger " shows the following general relationship: Proportion of Calcium Carbonate in Deep-Sea Deposits.
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  • The second form of deep-sea thermometer is the self-registering maximum and minimum on James Six's principle.
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  • The whole ocean must thus form but a cold dwelling-place for the organisms of the deep sea.
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  • As the Arctic Basin is shut off from the North Atlantic by ridges rising to within 300 fathoms of the surface and from the Pacific by the shallow shelf of the Bering Sea, and as the ice-laden East Greenland and Labrador currents consist of fresh surface water which cannot appreciably influence the underlying mass, the Arctic region has no practical effect upon the bottom temperature of the three great oceans, which is entirely dominated by the influence of the Antarctic. The existence of deep-lying and extensive rises or ridges in high southern latitudes has been indicated by the deep-sea temperature observations of Antarctic expeditions.
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  • Sigsbee, Deep-sea Sounding and Dredging (Washington, 1880); O.
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  • Knudsen, Hydrographical Tables (Copenhagen, 1901); Sir John Murray, " Deep-Sea Deposits and their Distribution in the Pacific Ocean," Geogr.
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  • 1, opened on the 18th of July 1889, is 73 acres (with a basin of 7 acres) and occupies the eastern side of the old channel between the island and the mainland, having a well-sheltered deep-sea entrance.
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  • The " Challenger " and other oceanographic expeditions have shown that on the bottom of the deep sea concretions of phosphate are now gathering around the dead bodies of fishes lying in the oozes; consequently the formation of the concretions may have been carried on simultaneously with the deposition of the strata in which they occur.
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  • Deep-sea fishing is largely prosecuted all round the coast.
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  • The deep-sea and coastal fisheries are important.
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  • Jena (1879, 2 vols.); (2) Id., "Deep-Sea Medusae," Challenger Reports, Zoology, IV.
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  • on both the north and the south shore, occupies a small percentage of the inhabitants, and there is also some deep-sea fishing.
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  • Deep-sea weeds as a rule contain more iodine than those which are found in the shallow waters.
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  • Bounties to encourage deep-sea fishing have been given by the federal government since 1882.
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  • Deep-sea forms also occur, but in spite of this the group is essentially pelagic.
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  • Spadella cephaloptera is, however, littoral and oviposits on sea-weed, and the "Valdivia" brought home a deep-sea species.
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  • The industries include salmon fishing, deep-sea fishing, the making of rope and twine and the freestone quarries of the neighbourhood.
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  • The fisheries are commonly divided into four particular fishing areas, namely, the " deep-sea " fishery of the North Sea, and the " inner " (binnengaatsch) fisheries of the Wadden, the Zuider Zee, and the South Holland and Zeeland waters.
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  • The deep-sea fishery may be further divided into the so-called " great " or " salt-herring " fishery, mainly carried on from Vlaardingen and Maasluis during the summer and autumn, and the " fresh-herring " fishery, chiefly pursued at Scheveningen, Katwijk and Noordwijk.
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  • The deep-sea fishing in the North Sea, thanks to the exertions of the German fishing league (Deulscher Fischereiverein) and to government support, is extremely active.
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  • Deep-sea fishing is carried on; but the staple trade consists in the export of china clay and minerals, coal being imported.
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  • Deep-sea fisheries give employment to some twenty thousand Sicilians, who exercise their calling not only off the coasts of their island, but along the north African shore, from Morocco to Tripoli.
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  • is the picturesque fishing village of Port Knockie with a deep-sea harbour, built in 1891.
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  • Deep-sea exploration has shown that some species have an immensely extended range, and still more, that species of the same genus, and genera of the same family, though separated by great intervals of space, may be closely allied in character.
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  • Of lately discovered species the most striking is one of the deep-sea Cirolanidae, Bathynomus giganteus, A.
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  • The deep-sea fisheries on the south-western coasts are of some importance; the Mumbles, Tenby and Milford Haven being the chief centres of this industry.
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  • Weaving is an industry less important than formerly; mats and baskets are manufactured, and deep-sea fishing is an important industry.
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  • ' As a result of the international North Sea fishery investigations, it has been proposed to extend the same principle for the development of the deep sea fishery in the neighbourhood of the Dogger Bank.
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  • In Britain their chief consumption is in the deep-sea line fishery, where they are held to be the most effective of all baits.
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  • 13), a widely distributed deep-sea genus.
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  • 14) is a well-known deep-sea genus.
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  • Mention should also be made of the partial or complete atrophy of the eyes in many Crustacea which live in darkness, either in the deep sea or in subterranean habitats.
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  • 16, 3), a group related to the Loricata but of a more generalized type, are specially interesting since the few existing deep-sea forms appear to be only surviving remnants of what was, in the Mesozoic period, a dominant group. The Mesozoic Glyphaeidae have been supposed to stand in the direct line of descent of the modern rock-lobsters and their allies (Loricata).
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  • The earliest forms, from the Lower Oolite and later, belonging chiefly to the extinct family Prosoponidae, have been shown to have close relations with the most generalized of existing Brachyura, the deep-sea Homolodromiidae, and to link the Brachyura to the Homarine (lobster-like) Macrura.
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  • This, though once the predominant industry, has been surpassed by the deep-sea fisheries, which derived a great impetus from beam-trawling, introduced in 1882, and steam line fishing in 1889, and threaten to rival if not to eclipse those of Grimsby.
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  • 15.) Families: Elpidiidae (deep-sea forms, with sub-famm.
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  • The deep-sea and coast fisheries of Ireland form a valuable national asset, which still admits of much development and improvement despite the fact that a considerable number of acts of parliament have been passed to promote and foster the fishing industry.
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  • For administrative purposes Ireland is divided into 31 deep-sea and coast fisheries and during 1905, 6190 vessels were engaged in these districts, giving employment to a total of 24,288 hands.
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  • deep-sea corals, including Lophelia, are already covered by the European Union's habitat directive which applies to the uk 200-mile limit.
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  • There, each grows into a tiny stalked crinoid, a miniature but clearly recognizable relative of the fossil and deep-sea species.
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  • Some of them will go on lengthy research expeditions or make deep-sea dives.
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  • deep-sea dogfish.
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  • deep-sea trawlers now have active trawl doors that can be adapted remotely whilst on the seabed.
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  • deep-sea fishing was carried out solely to provide food for salmon fish farms.
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  • deep-sea diver.
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  • deep-sea sediments constitute a very important source of DON to the world ocean.
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  • deep-sea fishermen.
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  • We have 5 days of allocated science onboard in which to collect cores of deep sea sediments - made up of beautiful fossil diatoms!
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  • Explore the magic of the under water world while becoming a certified deep sea diver.
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  • Even fish could be dangerous for a deep-sea diver.
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  • The only rich source of dietary squalene comes from the liver oils of the deep-sea dogfish.
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  • fisherman of Auditors official commented: These are not coal miners or deep-sea fishermen.
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  • There are also several operators running deep-sea fishing charters.
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  • Fishing; deep sea and shark, and fresh water fly-fishing at local reservoirs, is also available.
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  • hiker those seeking more outdoor pursuits there is everything from scuba diving to horseback riding, deep sea fishing and hiking through the rainforest.
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  • Madeira is known for excellent deep-sea fishing, particularly blue marlin.
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  • Below, the following " Discovery Postcards " by Pingree relate to published scientific papers in deep sea oceanography.
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  • The use of a ROV will return British deep-sea oceanography to the premier rank that it established in the past.
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  • polysaccharides derived from deep sea fish, caught in clean clear waters.
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  • For many deep-sea seafarers especially, sitting OU examinations would not be possible without our support.
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  • This indicates that deep-sea sediments constitute a very important source of DON to the world ocean.
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  • Sea Angling Trips on MFV Girl Kilda These are with a deep sea fishing skipper of 20 years experience.
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  • steamship company to run regular deep sea services, joined the group.
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  • Another section is devoted to the use of radio telegraphy on board deep-sea trawlers.
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  • Two deep-sea wreck divers receive a tip-off from a local fisherman about a site off the New Jersey coast.
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  • Our Tugs are fully equipped for deep sea towage & salvage operation, and have experienced and very proficient Crew.
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  • Many deep-sea trawlers now have active trawl doors that can be adapted remotely whilst on the seabed.
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  • The northern bottlenose whale usually lives in deep-sea canyons in the cold temperate seas of the northern North Atlantic.
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  • The deep sea portion is sheathed with galvanized iron or steel wires (in the latter case offering a breaking strain of over 80 tons per sq.
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  • Here belong the deep-sea genera Monocaulus and Branchiocerianthus, including the largest hydroid polyps known, both genera producing sessile gonophores.
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  • Great Britain has likewise taken the lead in those deep-sea explorations which reveal to us the configuration of the sea-bottom, and enable us to construct charts of the ocean bed corresponding to the contoured maps of dry land yielded by topographical surveys.
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  • As the result of all the deep-sea surveys now available we know that the central rise of the Atlantic starts from Iceland as the Reykjanes Ridge with less than loon fathoms of water over it in most parts and runs south-westward until in 51° N.
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  • In 1920 the General Steam Navigation Company, the oldest steamship company to run regular deep sea services, joined the group.
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  • This 1965 image shows a deep sea pilot being winched on board a Union Castle steamer.
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  • Able to withstand deep sea diving and poolside lounging, a waterproof mascara is a must have beauty item.
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  • Since the explosion of digital photography most underwater photographers opt to use their everyday "land" cameras to record deep-sea explorations.
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  • Other options include snorkeling through spectacular coral reefs, embarking on a deep-sea fishing expedition or swimming with dolphins.
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  • Adventurous couples can even partake in a camel caravan or try their hand at deep sea fishing.
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  • Choose gray with a blue, mirrored coating for deep sea fishing.
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  • You can dive into deep-sea adventure without breaking the bank by signing up for package deals offered by VacationsMadeEasy.com.
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  • Octopuzzle offers gamers the chance to explore the deep sea while solving a challenging brain teaser.
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  • Mission to the Deep: Deep-sea exploration in high-definition video.
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  • After all, the toddler that is playing "Elmo's Deep Sea Adventure" today could very well create the next "Doom", "Eudora", or "Halo" years from now.
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  • Another watch made in the same vein is the Oyster Perpetual Sea Dweller 2000, made in 1971 for deep-sea divers.
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  • Since 1927 Stowa has been creating seafaring, deep sea and military watches.
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  • The resulting timepieces frequently appear on the wrists of professional deep sea or extreme divers and Polar field scientists.
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  • Along with high-profile clientele such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Bruce Springsteen, Kobold's diving watches attract deep sea divers like James Samaki and Ingo Vollmer as well.
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  • Not only are they aerodynamic and stylish, they come packed with a dazzling assortment of high-tech features in keeping with the company's commitment to the high standards set forth by Polar explorers, deep sea divers, and ice divers.
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  • It is available in black, white, nude, hot red, bold pink and deep sea blue.
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  • In 1902 the number of men employed in the home fisheries was 144,000 and the number of vessels 25,481 (tonnage 127,000); in the deep-sea fisheries 10,500 men and 450 vessels (tonnage 51,000) were employed.
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  • of the deep-sea cables within the first twelve years, placed the probable life of a cable as low as fifteen years, but the weeding out of unserviceable types of construction, and the general improvement in materials, have by degrees extended that first estimate, until now the limit may be safely placed at not less than forty years.
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  • The problem, however, of constructing a deep-sea cable satisfactorily, with suitable inductance coils inserted at short distances apart, is a difficult one, and one which it cannot be said has been solved.
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  • The lagoon fisheries are also of great importance, more especially those of Comacchio, the lagoon of Orbetello and the Mare Piccolo at Taranto &c The deep-sea fishing boats in 1902 numbered 1368, with a total tonnage of 16,149; 100 of these were coral-fishing boats and 111 sponge-fishing boats.
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  • 23 and 25); and, fourthly, in structure, being hollow or solid, as in the polyp. In some medusae, for instance, the remarkable deep-sea family Pectyllidae, the tentacles may bear suckers, by which the animal may attach itself temporarily.
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  • Ptychogastria Allman (=Pectyllis), a deep-sea form.
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  • The Auronectae are peculiar deep-sea forms, little known except from Haeckel's descriptions, in which the large pneumatophore has a peculiar duct, termed the aurophore, placed on its lower side in the midst of a circle of swimming-bells.
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  • " Deep Sea Medusae," in Reports of the Challenger Expedition, Zool.
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  • Actual or projected routes for telegraph cables across the deep sea have also been sounded with extreme accuracy in many cases; but beyond these lines of sounding the vast spaces of the ocean remain unplumbed save for the rare researches of scientific expeditions, such as those of the " Challenger," the " Valdivia," the " Albatross " and the " Scotia."
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  • all the older subdivisions are represented, the deposits having the characters of a deep-sea formation in the Aral-Caspian region and on the Caucasus.
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  • From 1879 to 1888 he was engaged on difficult experimental investigations, which began with an inquiry into the corrections required, owing to the great pressures to which the instruments had been subjected, in the readings of the thermometers employed by the "Challenger" expedition for observing deep-sea temperatures, and which were extended to include the compressibility of water, glass and mercury.
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  • Generally, while there is a relative poverty of zoological groups, there is a great wealth of species within the group. Of gammarids, there are as many as 300 species, and those living at great depths (33 o to 380 fathoms) tend to assume abyssal characters similar to those displayed by the deep-sea fauna of the ocean.
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  • The haaf or deep-sea catch principally consists of cod, ling, torsk and saithe.
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  • Peake, " On the Results of a Deep-sea Sounding Expedition in the North Atlantic Ocean during the Summer, 1899 " (Extra Publ.
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  • The Italian geologist Soldani distinguished (1758) between the fossil fauna of the deep sea and of the shore-lines.
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