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Stunning photos of the Titanic …

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… shown on the base of the ocean nearly 100 years from that fateful night

The sinking of the Titanic is one of the 20th century’s great dramas, a mystery that has confounded scientists and historians for years.
There is still an aura of mysticism that remains around that fateful ship and new photos that will be published in the April 2012 edition of National Geographic Magazine provide viewers with a sense of what the wreck looks like today.
These new photos, shot using state-of-the-art technology by independent research group Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, provide viewers with a greater understanding of what happened on that fateful April 15, 1912.

The first complete views of the legendary wreck: As the starboard profile shows, the Titanic buckled as it plowed nose-first into the seabed, leaving the forward hull buried deep in mud—obscuring, possibly forever, the mortal wounds inflicted by the iceberg

 

Ethereal views of Titanic’s bow (modeled) offer a comprehensiveness of detail never seen before.
Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk

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March 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm

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