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National Ocean Month: 10 Ocean Field Sites You’ve Got to “Sea” to Believe (AD)

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The ocean is a beautiful, dynamic, and sometimes dangerous place. Unsurprisingly, this is probably why a lot of USGS researchers spend their entire careers studying it. In celebration of National Ocean Month, we thought it would be a good time to dive in and feature ten ocean field sites you’ve got to “sea” to believe.

  1. Juan de Fuca Canyon, Washington State (0:34)
  2. Vailulu'u seamount, American Samoa (1:19)
  3. Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina (2:03)
  4. Buck Island Reef National Monument, U.S. Virgin Islands (2:41)
  5. Escanaba Trough, California (3:20)
  6. Chesapeake Bay Crater (4:01)
  7. Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts (4:42)
  8. Norfolk Canyon, Virginia (5:19)
  9. Dangerous Passage, Alaska (5:56)
  10. Continental Slope, Northern Gulf of Mexico (6:38)

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