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Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

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These amphipods were discovered by scientists from the University of Aberdeen in waters more than 4 miles deep, north of New Zealand. Similar shrimplike crawlers may lurk at the bottom of the Challenger Deep. Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen/AP hide caption

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7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

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James Cameron traveled to the bottom of the Mariana Trench last year — a depth of nearly seven miles. Courtesy of Mark Thiessen/National Geographic hide caption

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Descending Into The Mariana Trench: James Cameron's Odyssey

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