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Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor
Ages 3-8
Illustrated by: Raúl Colón
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781481416009
Price: 17.99
Published by: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor

by Robert Burleigh
As a young scientist in the late 1940s, Marie Tharpe found work at an ocean-studies laboratory. As a woman, she was not allowed on research ships, but could assist on projects. Eventually, she was able to explore a curiosity: What was the shape of the ocean floor? Tharpe carefully plotted ocean-depth data and discovered a remarkable pattern: the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Bibliography, Glossary, Biography, Internet links. (PSLP)
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