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The Voyage of the ChallengerThe Voyage of the Challenger In May of 1876 a ship sailed into the harbor of Spithead, England, home from a voyage of three and a half years and 65,890 miles over the seven seas. Her voyage was the first to undertake a scientific exploration of the sea bottom. By the time she returned home she had sounded the depths of every ocean except the Arctic.
The Voyage of the TritonThe Voyage of the Triton In 1960 the world's largest submarine completed the first ever underwater circumnavigation of the Earth.
The Voyage of the RaThe Voyage of the Ra In 1969 Thor Heyerdahl attempted to prove that ancient North Africans could have sailed to the Americas.
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