National Geographic : 1934 Jun
0 Drawing from Dr. Roy Waldo Miner JULES VERNE CHARACTERS EXPLORE THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA FORSCIENCE How the wonders of a coral reef were raised for "transplanting" in the American Museum of Natural History isshown inthis graphic diagram. Dr.Miner and his artists are seated in their round, five-foot "studio" at the bottom of the Williamson submarine tube. At their easethey photograph and sketch theundersea lifeof the outer side of Andros reef, in the Bahamas, and direct the diver, who attaches slings to the coral masses desired (see text, page 703). Achain hoist onpontoons hauls them to the surface for transportation to New York.