• Short Summary

    A FLOATING "ISLAND" DESIGNED BY COMMANDANT JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU IN CO-OPERATION WITH SCIENTISTS OF THE INSTITUTE OCEANOGRAPHIC IN MONACO, IS NEARING COMPLETION IN NICE.

  • Description

    A FLOATING "ISLAND" DESIGNED BY COMMANDANT JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU IN CO-OPERATION WITH SCIENTISTS OF THE INSTITUTE OCEANOGRAPHIC IN MONACO, IS NEARING COMPLETION IN NICE. THE "ISLAND" HOUSES A LABORATORY TO STUDY LIFE BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE OCEAN.

    THE "ISLAND" IS COMPOSED OF A GLASS WALLED COMPARTMENT FOR SCIENTISTS AND CREW. IT FORMS THE CABIN AT THE TOP OF A SUBMERGED TUBE 230 FEET LONG AND TEN FEET IN DIAMETER. INSIDE THE TUBE WILL BE LABORATORIES AND OBSERVATION PLATFORMS.

    THIS LATEST DEVELOPMENT TO DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE NATURE OF THE OCEAN MASSES OF THE WORLD, FOLLOWS THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF AN EXPERIMENT IN WHICH TWO MEN LIVED FOR A WEEK IN AN UNDERSEA CABIN OFF THE COAST NEAR MARSEILLES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKHP0U17RFWVJGN1S5HU8RYOE
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKHP0U17RFWVJGN1S5HU8RYOE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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