William beebe

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Beebe   (bē'bē)  Pronunciation Key 
American naturalist, explorer, and author whose numerous expeditions include an oceanic descent of 923 m (3,028 ft) in a bathysphere he helped design, a record for this type of submersible.
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william beebe

American biologist, explorer, and writer on natural history who combined careful biological research with a rare literary skill. He was the coinventor of the bathysphere.

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