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Seabed of jet hunt zone mostly flat with one trench

Two miles beneath the sea surface where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and — in a potential break for the search — mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.

Read the rest of The Big Story article on the current (post-28 March 2014) search for Malaysian Airlines MH370 in the south-east Indian Ocean, written by Nick Perry and Justin Pritchard from The Associated Press, for which I provided some geographical input.

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