The USS Arizona Memorial as seen from the water line. The exposed rust colored feature is a barbette, or foundation, where the battleship's #3 guns once rested.
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NPS archeologist Bert Ho examines the 14-inch muzzles of the #1 guns of USS Arizona. Resting in 25 feet of water, these guns are the only remainining armament still on the USS Arizona.
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ROV on the water
A prototype remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, operates near the exposed section of the USS Arizona with the memorial in the background.
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An open porthole on USS Arizona’s starboard, or right side, allows examination of an officer's cabin on the second deck of the battleship. Portions of a writing desk and sink are partially covered by 75 years of sediment build-up.
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A lone underwater light illuminates an officer's cabin on the second deck of the USS Arizona, allowing an image to be captured from another open porthole. Divers never enter the ship out of respect for the nearly 1,000 sailors and marines still entombed within the hull.
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Among the many artifacts still on the deck of the USS Arizona are ceramic bowls such as these, resting just outside the galley, or kitchen area, of the ship.
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NPS diver Naomi Blinick photographs the #1 guns on USS Arizona.
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Remaining artifacts on the USS Arizona have been tagged and inventoried by a National Park Service archeologist. These 50-caliber rounds are located near an ammunition locker and have been exposed by current or fish activity.
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National Park Service photographer Brett Seymour films over a hatch with stairs leading to the second deck of USS Arizona.
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A USS Arizona porthole, with its interior blast cover closed, contains trapped air dating back to before the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
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A hatch on the main deck of the USS Arizona with stairs that once lead below the officer's cabin on the second deck now leads into 75 years of accumulated sediment.
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View from the porthole
National Park Service diver Naomi Blinick peers inside an open porthole on the USS Arizona’s starboard, or right side, of the ship. Inside this officer's cabin rest a white sink and writing desk nearly covered with sediment.
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A U.S. military dump site off the steep cliffs of Guam hold several artifacts from WWII such as tanks, anchors, and vehicles.
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An assault amphibious tractor rests below 45 feet of water off the Agat section of the War in the Pacific National Historic Park. The vehicle was lost during the July 21, 1944 invasion of Guam.
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The stern view of the assault amphibious tractor located in War in the Pacific National Historic Park.
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Deployed for landing
A front view of a military tractor with landing door deployed and visible tank-like treads rests below 45 feet of water in War in the Pacific National Historic Park off the island of Guam.
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A dormant Yellowstone
A National Park Service diver explores 12,000-year-old dormant geothermal vents located in Yellowstone Lake.
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A small rowboat from a rental fleet of the early 1900’s located below 25-30 feet of water just off the shore of the Lake Hotel at Yellowstone Lake.
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A National Park Service diver examines the gaseous release of geothermal activity near Mary Bay in Lake Yellowstone.
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An algae carpet
A vivid green algae covers the bottom of Lake Yellowstone in the West Thumb area.
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A massive steam vent located at Yellowstone Lake's Steamboat Point.
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Mapping the remains
National Park Service archeologist Jim Bradford maps the remains of the vessel EC Waters on Stevenson Island in Yellowstone Lake.
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Lamp in the lake
A lamp frame rests in the sediment of Yellowstone Lake.
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Vivid green algae located in the West Thumb area of Yellowstone Lake.
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Exploring the lake
A National Park Service diver explores the uplifted 12,000-year-old dormant geothermal features in Yellowstone Lake.
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Two row boats from the early 1900’s rest on the bottom of Yellowstone Lake under 25-30 feet of water.
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The bow of a historic row boat in Yellowstone Lake.