Scientists begin exploring Indian Ocean depths in Seychelles

Oliver Steeds, Nekton Mission Director introduces to Seychelles President Danny Faure the submersible technology that will be used during the Nekton mission, Seychelles, Friday March 1, 2019. After months of preparation, scientists are about to set off on a mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored frontiers. Here's a look at what the Nekton Mission hopes to achieve and why the people of the Seychelles, the first stop on this three-year expedition, are excited about its launch. (AP Photo/David Keyton)

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