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Japanese WWII Mega-Submarine Found Sunk Off Hawaiian Coast
2013-12-04 13:36:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine has been found off the coast of Hawaii, 67 years after it was lost. The ship was discovered more than 2,300 feet below sea level near the southwest island of O'ahu. The I-400 submarine, longer than a football field, was the largest submarine ever built until the introduction of nuclear-powered subs in the 1960s. It had a range of 37,500 miles and was able to travel one and a half...

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2010-04-08 08:25:00

Underwater canyons have long been considered important habitats for marine life, but until recently, only canyons on continental margins had been intensively studied. Researchers from Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) and the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) have now conducted the first extensive study of canyons in the oceanic Hawaiian Archipelago and found that these submarine canyons support especially abundant and unique communities of megafauna (large animals such as fish, shrimp,...

2009-11-12 12:27:00

Rare 1946 Film Footage of U.S. Navy Sinking the Japanese Vessels, Reportedly to Hide Technology from the Soviets, Leads to Wreckage Off the Coast of Hawai'i After 60+ Years Hunt for the Samurai Subs premieres Tuesday, November 17, at 9:00 pm ET/PT WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two World War II Japanese submarines, designed with revolutionary technology to attack the U.S. mainland, have been discovered off the Hawaiian coast of Oahu. They are the I-14, which carried two...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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