Deep Atlantic: life, death, and exploration in the abyss

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996 - Nature - 395 pages
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This is a definitive account of deep sea exploration, by a celebrated marine artist and author. It first surveys the history of deep sea exploration, then plunges into the Atlantic's great repository of strange and wondrous fauna.

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User Review  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

Ellis's fascinating history of the Atlantic sea floor is enhanced immeasurably by his fantastic and creepy white-on-black illustrations of the phantasmagorical denizens of the deep. Read full review

Deep Atlantic: life, death, and exploration in the abyss

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Ellis (Monsters of the Sea, LJ 11/1/94) has written another fascinating account of the exploration of the last frontier on Earth: the bottom of the sea. Using fiction, such as Jules Verne's Twenty ... Read full review


The Gulf Stream
Exploring the Deep
By Submarine Across the Atlantic

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Richard Ellis is one of America's most celebrated marine artists & writers. The author of ten books, including "The Search for the Giant Squid" & "Men & Whales". Ellis makes his home in New York City.

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