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3,439. From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. (Gravity & Sea) Jacques Yves Cousteau
52,961. The sea is the universal sewer. (Sea & Sewer) Jacques Yves Cousteau
3,639. Say, it’s only a paper moon,
Sailing over a cardboard sea. (Moon & Sea) Yip Harburg, 1933 song
4,087. Sea levels across the world have risen and fallen over time. (Earth & Sea) Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey II, BBC 2012
5,640. The largest animals there have ever lived have lived in the sea. (Life & Sea & Ocean) Professor Brian Cox, Wonders of Life IV: Size Matters
8,813. Ancient monuments deep underwater. A once thriving metropolis. Now half a mile under the sea. Lost cities submerged for thousands of years. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument) Ancient Aliens: Underwater World s2e3
8,814. Are underwater monuments examples of mankind’s earliest civilisations? Or is there evidence of skills far beyond that of primitive man? And if so, where did they come from? (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument) ibid.
8,815. What evidence lies deep underwater? (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Evidence) ibid.
8,816. The legend of the lost city of Atlantis ... Across the Atlantic lies the island chain of the Bahamas. Just south-east of Florida. Here in 1968 Archaeologist J Manson Valentine believed he’d found part of Atlantis when he discovered an unusual rock formation off the coast of North Bimini Island. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Bahamas) ibid.
8,817. Cuba ... Symmetrical stone structures deep below the water. Remarkably they were over a half-mile down. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Cuba) ibid.
8,818. Yonagunl Japan: this small island is at the westernmost tip of the Japanese archipelago ... A massive complex of stone formation hidden just sixty feet beneath the surface. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Japan) ibid.
8,819. Is it a coincidence that the Earth’s twenty-fifth parallel north cuts through both the Bermuda Triangle and the Dragon’s Triangle? (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Bermuda Triangle) ibid.
8,820. But could as ancient astronaut theories believe these strange Dogu figures really be a primitive interpretation of a space suit or a diving suit? (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument) ibid.
8,821. Off the coast of India – In 2001 researchers from India’s Oceanic Institute detected anomalies on the Gulf of Khambhat. The images revealed an enormous network of stone buildings now shrouded in mud and sand, and covering an area of five square miles. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & India) ibid.
8,822. Some believe a link between the submerged ruins and extra-terrestrials can be found in another set of texts known as India’s Sangam literature. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & India & Extraterrestrials) ibid.
8,823. The Andes Mountains, Peru. Here at an elevation of 12,500 feet lie the dark waters of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable body of water in the Earth. In August 2000 an Italian team of divers and archaeologists launched an underwater investigation of the legendary lake. There submerged under one hundred feet of water the team uncovered traces of a paved road, a stone terrace and a wall nearly half a mile long. (Ancient Astronaut Theory & Aliens & Sea & Monument & Peru) ibid.
10,557. The painter’s fascination with the sea and ships led him to paint more storm scenes and shipwrecks. (Artists: Turner & Sea & Ship) J M W Turner, Sky Arts 2013
27,023. Two ships and a handful of men. The men are the heroes. The heroines are the ships. The only villain is the sea. The cruel sea that man has made more cruel. (World War II & Sea & Ship) The Cruel Sea 1952 starring Jack Hawkins & Donald Sinden & Denholm Elliott & John Stratton & Stanley Baker & Liam Redmond & Bruce Seton & Meredith Edwards & Virginia McKenna & June Thorburn & Megs Jenkins et al, director Charles Frend, captain’s commentary
51,448. They keep saying that sea levels are rising an’ all this. It's nowt to do with the icebergs melting, it’s because there's too many fish in it. Get rid of some of the fish and the water will drop. Simple. Basic science. (Climate Science & Sea & Fish) Karl Pilkington
51,466. Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain,
For strip-mined mountain’s majesty above the asphalt plain.
America, America, man sheds his waste on thee,
And hides the pines with billboard signs, from sea to oily sea. (Pollution & Sea & Environment & Nature & Epigrams & United States of America & Conservation) George Carlin
51,712. Life began in the sea. (Animals & Life & Sea & Ocean) David Attenborough, Life on Earth V: Conquest of the Waters
51,713. A number of different ways of propelling themselves through the water. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Fish) ibid.
51,714. The Hammerhead shark is said to be particularly sensitive. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Shark) ibid.
51,715. The Ray has flattened its body to an extreme degree. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Fish) ibid.
51,716. The Basking Shark grows to a length of fifteen metres. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Shark) ibid.
51,717. Open water fish often form vast shoals. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Fish) ibid.
51,718. Many species have never been filmed. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Fish & Species) ibid.
51,719. Salmon … a paragon among fish. (Animals & Sea & Ocean & Fish) ibid.
52,810. Dwarfed by the vast expanse of the open ocean the biggest animal that has ever lived on our planet. The Blue Whale – thirty metres long, and weighing over two hundred tons ... Its tongue weighs as much as an elephant. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Whale) David Attenborough, The Blue Planet I: Introduction, BBC 2001
52,811. Our planet is a blue planet; over 70% of it is covered by the sea. The Pacific Ocean alone covers half the globe. (Ocean & Sea & Animals) ibid.
52,812. Sardines: common dolphins are coming in from the open ocean to join in the feast. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish & Dolphin) ibid.
52,813. Here in the South Atlantic the seas are the roughest on the planet. (Ocean & Sea & Animals) ibid.
52,814. The moon too has a great influence on life in the oceans. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Moon) ibid.
52,815. A journey to the very bottom of the deep sea, to an alien world never revealed before. It’s home to some of the strangest animals on Earth. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) David Attenborough, The Blue Planet II: The Deep
52,816. A twilight zone, a weird world of gloom where many animals have become transparent. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,817. There’s a rich variety that live nowhere else but in the deep sea. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,818. Deep sea jellies ... a spectacular firework display of colour. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,819. The gulper eel ... can swallow prey as big as themselves. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,820. Some fish in the dark zone have developed headlights. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,821. The sun’s rays only have a direct effect on the top one hundred metres or so of the ocean. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish & Sun) ibid.
52,822. Over half a mile down at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico they came to what appeared to be an underwater lake ... Hundreds of thousands of mussels ... Rich oasis of life totally independent of the sun’s energy. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish & Sun & Extremophiles) ibid.
52,823. These seas thousands of miles from nearest land are the most sterile on our planet. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) David Attenborough, The Blue Planet III: Open Ocean
52,824. Striped Marlin – voracious predators that can grow to three metres long. They hunt mainly in daylight. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,825. Juvenile tuna join in the feeding frenzy. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,826. Manta Ray – immense – five metres across. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,827. When sail-fish become excited they change colour. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,828. Predators and prey are locked in a deadly three-dimensional contest of hide and seek played out over immense distances. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,829. The oceans are full of such wanderers riding the currents and doing their best to avoid enemies. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.
52,830. The heaviest bony fish in the sea: sun-fish. (Ocean & Sea & Animals & Fish) ibid.