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People and Discoveries: Harry Hess 1906-1969
This biography of Admiral Harry Hess details his career in the United States Navy, during which he collected data on the seafloor, and as a geologist, in which he incorporated his observations on seafloor features into a hypothesis that the seafloor was spreading.
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  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
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  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
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Copyright 1998, WGBH, Boston.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-585
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Publisher: WGBH, Boston, The Public Broadcasting Service