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"Scientists have devised a new map of the Earth’s seafloor using satellite data, revealing massive underwater scars and thousands of previously uncharted sea mountains in some of the deepest, most remote reaches of the world’s oceans." – The Guardian
WARNING: wild extrapolation (a classification system for science news) - Dean Burnett in the Guardian
Jodorowsky’s Dune - Painting by Chris Foss
Atlantic cable routes
Vertical section of the bed of the Atlantic Ocean, from Valencia, Ireland, to Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, (on line C.D of chart above) showing Soundings made by Lieut. Dayman in H.M.S. Cyclops, 1857, for laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable.
Nasa Visible Earth: Bathymetry
Atlantic Ocean Floor by Heinrich Berann, 1977
Shark attack on submarine cable
Google wraps its trans-Pacific fiber cables in Kevlar to prevent against shark attacks
Map of the Telegraph Plateau, from Maury’s Physical Geography of the Sea (1869 edition), showing the routes of the 1858 Atlantic Cable and the proposed 1869 French cable
Who are we to say that our Earth Brand™ life is superior to another brand of alien microbe?
Mars Opportunity Rover - Microscopic Imager Raw Images