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The Ocean: An Untaken Leap for Mankind

On March 25, 2012, filmmaker James Cameron became the first man to visit the deepest spot in the ocean since U.S. Navy Lieutenant Don Walsh and Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard reached the Challenger Deep of the Mariana Trench – 35,800 feet below the surface – in the bathyscaphe Trieste in 1960.

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