National Geographic : 1948 Sep
Exploring the Mid-Atlantic Ridge 287 L)UII ay "Lower Away!" The Trawl Descends toBring Up Life from Lightless Depths Lowering and raising the big metal-mouthed net for some ofthe deepest fishing on record required three or four hours. Often it contained weird, snaky-bodied predators. Richest haul ofthe expedition was made in 1,770 fathoms (about two miles) on the Azores side ofthe Mid-Atlantic Ridge (pages 285 and 289).