Today on Far Future Horizons we join renowned explorer Robert Ballard on an underwater odyssey, which follows the famed oceanographer as he explores the darkest reaches of the ocean to better understand the role it played in the formation of continents and in the origins of life itself.
His journey begins at the summit of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano, which stands at 13,800 feet above sea level. He then descends 19,700 feet into the deep, exploring the diverse ecosystems along the way.
National Geographic “Alien Deep with Bob Ballard” review: With cutting edge tools and amazing new camera technologies, National Geographic embarks on a first-ever voyage of deep ocean exploration thousands of feet beneath the waves to a hidden world of new ecosystems, new species, and new wonders never seen before. This landmark 5-part series follows legendary ocean explorer and discoverer of the Titanic Dr. National Geographic “Alien Deep with Bob Ballard” movie Robert Ballard as he travels to the deepest and most remote parts of the world’s oceans in search of ancient relics and archaeological and natural wonders that have remained unseen and undisturbed for thousands of years.
The Alien Deep with Dr. Robert Ballard is available on DVD from Amazon.com and the National Geographic Society's online store.
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