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Undersea Research Center To Look For Sunken Whaling Ships

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August 17, 1998
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University Of Alaska Fairbanks/NOAA Sea Grant Program
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The West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center is providing funding for a joint effort with NASA, Santa Clara University and the United States Coast Guard to locate and evaluate the condition of whaling vessels lost off the north coast of Alaska, near the village of Wainwright, in 1871.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska--The West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center is providing funding for a joint effort with NASA, Santa Clara University and the United States Coast Guard to locate and evaluate the condition of whaling vessels lost off the north coast of Alaska, near the village of Wainwright, in 1871. The expedition represents the first joint research project by the West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center, NASA and the Coast Guard. An initiative is underway that is expected to result in future collaborative projects by the three agencies in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions.


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University Of Alaska Fairbanks/NOAA Sea Grant Program. "Undersea Research Center To Look For Sunken Whaling Ships." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 August 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980817080855.htm>.
University Of Alaska Fairbanks/NOAA Sea Grant Program. (1998, August 17). Undersea Research Center To Look For Sunken Whaling Ships. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980817080855.htm
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