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111 Responses to The Mariana Trench To Scale [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of Iroj
    Iroj Female 18-29
    960 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 7:31 am
    Link: The Mariana Trench To Scale - It`s the deepest part of the world`s ocean and the lowest elevation of the surface of the Earth. Yeah, it`s that deep.
  2. Profile photo of Finwicket
    Finwicket Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:06 am
    that was a bit intresting
  3. Profile photo of Siora
    Siora Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:07 am
    Imagining being down at the bottom of that freaks me out slightly
  4. Profile photo of Froggybuster
    Froggybuster Male 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:08 am
    This is the kinda stuff there should be more of on IAB instead of pictures stolen off Cracked.
  5. Profile photo of LordSameth
    LordSameth Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:10 am
    I love things like this, just huge-scale mind boggling.
    yay for science :)
  6. Profile photo of Isobel
    Isobel Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:12 am
    Yep, pretty deep.
  7. Profile photo of APJ311
    APJ311 Male 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:32 am
    I agree with LordSameth. :)
  8. Profile photo of goaliejerry
    goaliejerry Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:33 am
    Deep water scares me.
  9. Profile photo of Ches47
    Ches47 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:35 am
    Technically, doesn`t IAB and cracked share something? Thus it is not really stealing. I don`t remember how it works...
  10. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:38 am
    "Abyssal Zone" oooooooooooh!
  11. Profile photo of CoffeeDiiva
    CoffeeDiiva Female 40-49
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:54 am
    oh I watch a documentary on that and was just creepy seeing how deep it is. I am not really afraid of water but afraid I guess of not knowing what is down there.
  12. Profile photo of fr3ck0
    fr3ck0 Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:59 am
    The blue whale can dive to a depth of 1,640 feet
  13. Profile photo of HappyBee42
    HappyBee42 Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:05 am
    epic Earth is EPIC!
  14. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:13 am
    What HappyBee42 said
  15. Profile photo of NitroJunkie
    NitroJunkie Male 70 & Over
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:14 am
    It`s crazy being on a submarine and diving...the boat (if you`re in a quiet spot, like berthing or Control) you can hear it creak and pop. Some doors didn`t like to work on the sub I served on, when we got to test depth.
    Scary stuff, knowing you`ve got xxxxfeet of water between you and your next breath if something goes wrong...
  16. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:15 am
    Its incredible we know more about the surface of the Moon than the Ocean
  17. Profile photo of Geogypsy
    Geogypsy Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:17 am
    Crazy to think how little we know about our own world.
  18. Profile photo of Geogypsy
    Geogypsy Female 18-29
    2546 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 9:18 am
    lol_looks like Angel got to it first.
  19. Profile photo of Skreshavik
    Skreshavik Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:20 am
    This is pretty cool, remember watching a documentary on this ^^
    Though, in that documentary, there was another, smaller trench with what sounds like 10x the pressure from all the salt residue.
  20. Profile photo of coolbananas
    coolbananas Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:24 am
    This is why I am scared of the ocean.
  21. Profile photo of Burguntea01
    Burguntea01 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:26 am
    repost -.-
  22. Profile photo of repression
    repression Female 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:33 am
    :O
  23. Profile photo of baileyabb
    baileyabb Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:38 am
    "The darkest most metal place in the ocean.....THE MARIANAS TRENCH."

  24. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:51 am
    I love stuff like this.
  25. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:51 am
    O so thats where all the big fishes go when i go fishing :)
  26. Profile photo of CHICOMIMI
    CHICOMIMI Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:51 am
    ;-/
  27. Profile photo of bananajojo
    bananajojo Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:58 am
    Bailey, you have just made my day.
  28. Profile photo of UrielElOsO
    UrielElOsO Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:10 am
    Woah!!!
  29. Profile photo of Salted_Eggs
    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:15 am
    murmaider happens here.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVQlHxGF1...

  30. Profile photo of MildCorma
    MildCorma Male 18-29
    496 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 10:16 am
    I swear, I stumble upon new stuff and then the next day its on this site. Get original for drats sake!
  31. Profile photo of nellerbear
    nellerbear Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:18 am
    I once heard if you dropped a lead ball at the surface, it would take an hour to hit the bottom it is that deep.
  32. Profile photo of Benjymax
    Benjymax Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:18 am
    The further I scrolled down, the deeper became my sense of foreboding.
  33. Profile photo of oxyl
    oxyl Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:36 am
    very cool
  34. Profile photo of Boadicea
    Boadicea Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:48 am
    My brain cannot comprehend. When it says light cannot penetrate at that point, what does that mean? Like if you somehow managed to get a lamp or something in there (work with me), flashlight whatever, it wouldn`t project light? Anybody?
  35. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:52 am
    vv Sunlight it means, pictures and film shows a LOT of stuff sort-of suspended in the water, but you can shine lights a little ways. Sunlight, the source of most other life, doesn`t shine here tho.

    Trez Kool!

  36. Profile photo of tainteddeity
    tainteddeity Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:55 am
    @Boadicea
    Not quite.
    At that point, sunlight cannot penetrate.
    It is blocked by the vast amounts of water above.
    If an outside source of light is brought down then that works.
  37. Profile photo of green_btrfly
    green_btrfly Female 18-29
    751 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 10:56 am
    holy crap!!!
  38. Profile photo of yellowsquare
    yellowsquare Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:56 am
    Boadicea, they mean light from the sun is no longer visible at that point...from that point on, it`s completely dark.
  39. Profile photo of PunkAsF82
    PunkAsF82 Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 11:00 am
    boadicea: It basically means that sunlight has totally dispersed by the depth, and therefor it would be dark. If you took a torch down there it would still work :)

    But perosnally I wouldn`t wanna see down there lol

  40. Profile photo of fancylady
    fancylady Female 30-39
    864 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 11:02 am
    It means light can not penetrate from the surface .
  41. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 11:06 am
    wow. i wonder what they will eventually find living down there.
  42. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 11:19 am
    36,000 Feet...

    "In his house at R`lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming."

  43. Profile photo of Corydoras87
    Corydoras87 Male 18-29
    642 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 11:51 am
    mh they would probably find... nothing.. well bacteria maybe.. but no creatures
  44. Profile photo of poofydoom
    poofydoom Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    while scrolling down i totally had a slight feeling of drowning. weird.
  45. Profile photo of iKit5
    iKit5 Female 13-17
    355 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 12:39 pm
    Damn. That`s deep.
  46. Profile photo of CVizzle
    CVizzle Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm
    I`m still a little afraid to go in water if my toes can`t feel the bottom.
  47. Profile photo of samenamegame
    samenamegame Female 18-29
    131 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    cloverfield.
  48. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:05 pm
    Pft...blue whales are such pansies...
  49. Profile photo of ElDavo
    ElDavo Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:09 pm
    Holy. Balls.
  50. Profile photo of ihurtmyself
    ihurtmyself Male 30-39
    361 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    this is the coolest thing i`ve seen today.
  51. Profile photo of Farsidedown
    Farsidedown Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:17 pm
    "I`m still a little afraid to go in water if my toes can`t feel the bottom."

    I`m still afraid to go in water if I can`t see the bottom.

  52. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:29 pm
    We know more about the surface of the moon than the deepest parts of our oceans.
  53. Profile photo of greenground
    greenground Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:37 pm
    wow, I knew it was deep just not that deep.....now I am really scared of what could be down there
  54. Profile photo of Chukwa
    Chukwa Male 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 1:58 pm
    And that`s why nature is so awesome.
  55. Profile photo of xRedheadx3
    xRedheadx3 Female 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm
    holy poo. that`s scary and f*cking awesome at the same time
  56. Profile photo of sherrychick
    sherrychick Female 18-29
    126 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    Look at this... NONE of the animals living deep under is cute... NONE :( I was hopping to see some bunny like fishes... even clown-fish ha

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU7dD-4sb...

  57. Profile photo of The_Frogg
    The_Frogg Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 2:52 pm
    Woah! I Came across this on Stumble last night! NOw it`s on IAB, minddrat!

    BTW i tried elongating the word `minddrat` only to relize that it wont censore it so...yeah. Just putting that out their.

  58. Profile photo of deadpopstar
    deadpopstar Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm
    That`s where Cthulhu is, waiting until 2012.
  59. Profile photo of The_Frogg
    The_Frogg Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm
    Woah i stumbled upon this with stuble last night and now it`s on IAB! MIIIINNNNNNDDDFUUUUUCCCKKKK
  60. Profile photo of MrSchreiber
    MrSchreiber Male 18-29
    167 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    And the haters tell me Cthulhu can`t exist....
  61. Profile photo of zmeace
    zmeace Male 18-29
    807 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 3:33 pm
    this is where cloverfield monster comes from even though its not in coney island
  62. Profile photo of zmeace
    zmeace Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 3:41 pm
    its the never ending hole
  63. Profile photo of BenTheBug
    BenTheBug Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 3:43 pm
    ph`nglui mglw`nafh Cthulhu R`lyeh wgah`nagl fhtagn
  64. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 3:48 pm
    Wow Just wow.
  65. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 3:52 pm
    Oh bloody hell . . .
  66. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
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    February 16, 2010 at 4:04 pm
    Meh, this is all SO fake, we`ve never been to the ocean floor. It was all done in a TV studio...
  67. Profile photo of Ninjaman12
    Ninjaman12 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 4:11 pm
    journey to the center of the earth
  68. Profile photo of HKelch
    HKelch Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    dude.... this is a totally deep hole
  69. Profile photo of Tonyjet
    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 4:22 pm
    lols
  70. Profile photo of Aceyblob
    Aceyblob Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 5:14 pm
    that`s interesting.
    That`s seven miles downward.
  71. Profile photo of thubanstar
    thubanstar Female 50-59
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    February 16, 2010 at 5:36 pm
    Watch that first step, it`s a doozy!
  72. Profile photo of lala08
    lala08 Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 6:37 pm
    I like how everyone is commenting on how mindblowing the thought of all of this is and the creatures that would be at the bottom.

    But my mind immediately goes to "That would be a great place to dispose of a body."
    Granted, I`d have to find a way to get myself and the body there. And I would never need such a place. =] But a great place nonetheless.

  73. Profile photo of howlingwolf
    howlingwolf Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 7:08 pm
    @HKelch

    Trench, not a hole. But yeah, you`re right.

  74. Profile photo of starshimmer
    starshimmer Female 18-29
    331 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 7:10 pm
    The Challenger deep: It`s where chuck norris lives. That, or where the justice league keeps their base.
  75. Profile photo of Ani187
    Ani187 Female 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 7:37 pm
    This is an aquaphobes worst nightmare. *shudder*
  76. Profile photo of kitwatson
    kitwatson Female 13-17
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:08 pm
    Am I the only one who read that as marijuana trench?
  77. Profile photo of DarkFerret
    DarkFerret Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:21 pm
    I wish i could go to the bottom of that... just to say i did it.
  78. Profile photo of KoalaMeatPie
    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:29 pm
    I have a reacurring nightmare about that trench. Dropping, incased in a small metal pod, cut off, no rescue.
  79. Profile photo of last_ninja
    last_ninja Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:51 pm
    why is only 10 percent explored? that`s strange.
  80. Profile photo of 3justme3
    3justme3 Female 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 8:52 pm
    I read that too kitwatson....
  81. Profile photo of patticakes
    patticakes Female 18-29
    463 posts
    February 16, 2010 at 9:49 pm
    Wow
  82. Profile photo of MCFC89
    MCFC89 Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:56 pm
    @ last_ninja because the world is 70% Ocean. Only recently have we had the technology even to explore such depths. Look how long it took to discover the America`s. Exploring the Oceans will take a long long time.
  83. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    February 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm
    DarkFerret "I wish i could go to the bottom of that... just to say i did it."

    I bet if you did, it would make your ears pop.

  84. Profile photo of Kalimata
    Kalimata Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2010 at 10:41 pm
    Isn`t it sad, more people have been into space than have been to those depths. On pretty much every expedition they find at least 1 new species.
  85. Profile photo of sbeelz
    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    February 17, 2010 at 12:05 am
    I made it to the Hadal Zone one time on a single breath of air. No big deal.
  86. Profile photo of matrixie
    matrixie Female 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 4:16 am
    I bet there is something amazing at the bottom...
  87. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    February 17, 2010 at 4:31 am
    "I made it to the Hadal Zone one time on a single breath of air. No big deal. "

    Dude it takes more than a single puff to get that bombed.

    Its a shame they didn`t have the freedive marker on there though. 214 meters, according to my rather basic PADI knowledge that`s 21 atm. Seriously scary stuff.

  88. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    February 17, 2010 at 4:39 am
    Hold on - what`s this cr*p about 350ft being the maximum dive depth of a blue whale? Says who? I thought that was about the level of an *average* blue whale dive. Besides blue whales are pansies. Sperm whales are thought to be able to reach several Kilometres down and Cuviers have been confirmed at almost 2km...
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    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    February 17, 2010 at 4:45 am
    and (frothing at the mouth now)

    AND

    The blue whale is drawn too small - I make it about 60ft long. It should be almost twice that length.

  90. Profile photo of eskimo9
    eskimo9 Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 5:41 am
    and

    AND

    perhaps you should stop over-analysing a drawing, and take away from this what was intended - i.e. the Mariana trench is flipping deep.

  91. Profile photo of MrNathann
    MrNathann Male 30-39
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    February 17, 2010 at 6:25 am
    I know what`s down there. He rests in waking slumber waiting for the stars to align. Sleeping restlessly for his time, once again, to rule...
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    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 6:51 am
    0.0
  93. Profile photo of SlapChopper1
    SlapChopper1 Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 9:25 am
    still not as deep as your mom....
  94. Profile photo of skirjames
    skirjames Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 11:37 am
    This is some SERIOUSLY interesting stuff and one of my favorite posts in a long time. I really don`t know much about such deep marine life but is there anyway we can encase cameras with lights to drop down there and take pictures? Or is the pressure nothing our technology can handle? I would seriously love to know what`s down there..I suppose for now we can only imagine.
  95. Profile photo of MetalicDemon
    MetalicDemon Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm
    wow, thats freaking HUGE!!!!
  96. Profile photo of NoxasRisen
    NoxasRisen Male 13-17
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    February 17, 2010 at 1:59 pm
    I feel like I should be Google image searching the Abyssal Zone, but I don`t think my pants need any crapping today...
  97. Profile photo of regalia13
    regalia13 Female 18-29
    212 posts
    February 17, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    @skirjames

    They are finding ways to build things like robotic subs they can control in the extreme depths. We actually do have pictures of the Abyssal Zone, I`m not positive on lower than that.
    The biggest fear is send a human down because a sub would get crushed like a tin can, but from some research I did a year or two ago they have been working on subs or other robotic devices to send down to those depths. One of the biggest problems though is the ocean`s current. It`s hard to have things land where you want them to as they drift.

  98. Profile photo of Pyroo
    Pyroo Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    regalia13: "Trieste departed San Diego on October 5, 1959 for Guam aboard the freighter Santa Maria to participate in Project Nekton, a series of very deep dives in the Mariana Trench. On January 23, 1960, Trieste reached the ocean floor in the Challenger Deep (the deepest southern part of the Mariana Trench), carrying Jacques Piccard (son of Auguste) and Lieutenant Don Walsh, USN. This was the first time a vessel, manned or unmanned, had reached the deepest point in the Earth`s oceans. The onboard systems indicated a depth of 11,521 metres (37,799 ft), although this was later revised to 10,916 metres (35,814 ft) and more accurate measurements made in 1995 have found the Challenger Deep to be slightly shallower, at 10,911 metres (35,797 ft)." ~Wikipedia, Bathyscaphe_Trieste.
    And now they`re finding ways to make robotic subs. Who can keep up with this techonology?! If we keep this up, we`ll soon invent somekind of coneshaped vehicles and fly to the moon!
  99. Profile photo of sourkrauter
    sourkrauter Male 18-29
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    February 17, 2010 at 4:35 pm
    thats intense
  100. Profile photo of fishgul69
    fishgul69 Female 18-29
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    February 18, 2010 at 2:02 am
    how far down can sharks go down?
  101. Profile photo of MattPrince
    MattPrince Male 40-49
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    February 18, 2010 at 5:19 am
    The chimeara Harriotta haeckeli has been retrieved from 2600m by russian trawlers, and bluntnose sixgills are thought to go down to about the 2000m mark (Source Elasmodiver). Some scientists don`t think you`ll find sharks below the 3K mark - but so little is known about these depths...
  102. Profile photo of akabane
    akabane Male 18-29
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    February 18, 2010 at 5:48 am
    thats crazy. Machines can barely make it that far, yet life still exists there. makes you wonder
  103. Profile photo of skirjames
    skirjames Male 18-29
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    February 18, 2010 at 8:53 pm
    Another thing - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep-sea_gi...

    deep sea gigantism..I remember when the waves would come in and if you dig fast enough you can grab one of those little guys and watch him scurry around, these are over a foot long..what the hell else could be down there and grow even bigger!?

  104. Profile photo of omg-a-lion
    omg-a-lion Male 13-17
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    February 18, 2010 at 11:49 pm
    @Skirjames

    Like clover field?

  105. Profile photo of GuardinGnome
    GuardinGnome Male 18-29
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    February 21, 2010 at 9:03 am
    Holy s**t.
    It`s stuff like this that really makes you think.
  106. Profile photo of BlastechDL44
    BlastechDL44 Male 40-49
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    February 22, 2010 at 10:10 am
    I`m surprised there are five pages of comments and no one has caught the fact that this striking image contains bogus numbers.

    The pressure of seawater increases at a rate of about 1 atmosphere per 32 feet (33 feet in fresh water), give or take.

    The claim made in this image is that 20,000 ft = 1,100+ atmospheres. That is incorrect. 625 would be more accurate.

    The pressure at the bottom of the challenger deep is over a thousand atmospheres, according to the wikipedia, and basic arithmetic.

    So, its a nice illustration, but factually incorrect.

  107. Profile photo of fredg3
    fredg3 Male 18-29
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    February 23, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    No, BlastechDL44, YOU`RE WRONG. The illustration does NOT claim that 20,000 ft = 1,100+ atmospheres. The relationship is between pounds per square inch at the surface of the earth and at the depth of 20,000 feet. That is, it`s between 16,000 psi and 14.7 psi. (14.7 psi being the pressure from the atmosphere at sea level.)

    So you can wipe that smug look off your face now.

  108. Profile photo of fhj52
    fhj52 Male 50-59
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    June 27, 2010 at 2:11 pm
    fredg3 & BlastechDL44:
    There IS confusion in the document. The Hadal zone extends from about 6096 meters(20k ft.) to the bottom, whatever that may be. The pressure at 36k feet, the bottom of Mariana Trench, is about 16kPSI. However at 20k ft. the pressure is approximately 9k PSI.
    BlastechDL44, you forgot to multiply by the 14.7 PSI.
    E.g., 20k/33 = 606.0606; 606.0606 *14.7 =~ 8909.0909 =>~ 8909 PSI at 20k ft.
    ...or roughly 9k PSI.
    That`s a guesstimation method.
    The more proper method, using formula that gives the P pressure on an object submerged in a fluid( P = ρ * g * h ) and adding atmospheric pressure on the surface yields ~ 8896 PSI at 20k ft.
    * ρ (rho) is the density of the fluid, (density of sea water = ~1025 kg/m3 )
    * g is the acceleration of gravity (9.8 m/s2)
    * h is the height of the fluid above the object

    The author of this pic got confused, most likely, because the wiki document referen
  109. Profile photo of Kiete5
    Kiete5 Male 18-29
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    September 9, 2010 at 11:46 pm
    @omg-a-lion ..Thank you for reminding me about a movie that totally wasted an hour and a half of my life... I want that time back.
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    Inter237 Male 18-29
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    December 19, 2010 at 9:23 am
    Huge

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