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The Diving Bell Francis C. Woodworth

The Diving Bell

Francis C. Woodworth

Published April 1st 2015
ISBN : 9781505270082
Paperback
40 pages
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[...]explored the bottom of a river in this way, and I think it will be a long time before I make such a voyage. The diving bell has been used for a good many useful purposes-to lay the foundations of docks and the piers of bridges- to collect pearlsMore[...]explored the bottom of a river in this way, and I think it will be a long time before I make such a voyage. The diving bell has been used for a good many useful purposes-to lay the foundations of docks and the piers of bridges- to collect pearls at Ceylon, and coral at other places. I am not sure but the diving bell is getting somewhat out of use now. People have found out another way of groping along on the bottom of rivers and seas. They do it frequently, I believe, by means of a kind of armor made of India rubber. But so far as my book is concerned, it is of no consequence whether the diving bell is out of [...].