The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Henry Holt & Company|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Her maps of the ocean floor have been called "one of the most remarkable achievements in modern cartography", yet no one knows her name.
Soundings is the story of the enigmatic, unknown woman behind one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. Before Marie Tharp, geologist and gifted draftsperson, the whole world, including most of the scientific community, thought the ocean floor was a vast expanse of nothingness. In 1948, at age 28, Marie walked into...