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bathyscaph, bathyscaphe, bathyscape
a submersible vessel having a flotation compartment with an observation capsule underneath, capable of reaching ocean depths of over 10 000 metres (about 5000 fathoms)
A free, crewed vehicle having a spherical cabin on the underside for exploring the deep ocean.
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Walsh and unveil - for the first time ever in public - the authentic Rolex Deepsea timepiece that survived the nearly 36,000-foot descent inside the submersible bathyscaph
TRIESTE piloted by the naval officer.
6542 that belonged to Don Walsh, a Lieutenant of the US Navy and Officer-in-Charge of the Navy's Bathyscaph
dive in the French Navys Bathyscaph
Archimede in the Kurile trench in 1962.