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Edward Forbes

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I have in hands, now, specimens of bottom from t he Gulf Stream, obtained by Lieutenant Craven, and I can say that they are among the most interesting that I have ever seen.

— Edward Forbes

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The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead. There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms, where they were certainly living.

— Edward Forbes

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The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea, but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain than for apparent exceptions.

— Edward Forbes

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Zero of Animal Life probably about 300 fathoms.

— Edward Forbes

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In the autumn of the same year he registered at Edinburgh as a student of literature; and in 1838 appeared his first volume Malacologia Monensis a synopsis of the species of Manx Mollusca. The year 1851 witnessed the removal of the collections of the Geological Survey from Craig's Court to the museum in Jermyn Street and the appointment of Forbes as professor of natural history to the Royal School of Mines just establiEdward Forbesd in conjunction therewith. M.

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