Seafloor experts publish new view of zone where Malaysia Airlines flight 370 might lie

May 27, 2014 7:49 PM

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Seafloor experts publish new view of zone where Malaysia Airlines flight 370 might lie

A new illustration of the seafloor, created by two of the world's leading ocean floor mapping experts that details underwater terrain where the missing Malaysia Airlines flight might be located, could shed additional light on what type of underwater vehicles might be used to find the missing airplane and where any debris from the crash might lie.

The seafloor topography map illustrates jagged plateaus, ridges and other underwater features of a large area underneath the Indian Ocean where search efforts have focused since contact with Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was lost on March 8. The image was published today in Eos, the weekly newspape...

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