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"The Dive of a Lifetime to the Deepest Place on Earth" a lecture by Dr. Dawn Wright

Presented by Wheaton College at Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL

Apr 10 2023

The Natural Sciences Division at Wheaton College presents “The Dive of a Lifetime to the Deepest Place on Earth,” a lecture by Dr. Dawn Wright, on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

On July 12, 2022, Dawn Wright journeyed in the deep submergence vehicle Limiting Factor to the previously unvisited southern edge of the Western Pool of Challenger Deep – 10,919 m below sea level. During the dive, Dawn and undersea explorer Victor Vescovo operated the first full-ocean-depth sidescan sonar to be installed and operated on a submersible. Other highlights of the dive included visual observation of deep-sea lifeforms such as hadal anemones and hydroids, and special geologic

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Meyer Science Center

430 Howard St, Wheaton, IL 60187


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