Chinese submersible explores turbidity current in South China Sea

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-07 15:19:20|Editor: Song Lifang
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Photo taken on May 6, 2017 by Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, shows escarpment landform in the South China Sea. Jiaolong explored submarine turbidity currents in the South China Sea on Saturday. Three crew members in the submersible conducted surveys and sampling and measured environmental parameters. They brought back samples of sediment and seawater near the seabed as well as high-definition photos and video footage. (Xinhua/Command center the 2nd stage of China's 38th ocean scientific expedition)

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