Map of oceans showing "rings of fire" where tectonic plates are active. Arctic operations on Glomar Challenger
Atlantic Ocean Date:1974 Duration:2 min 19 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Animated map of worlds oceans, showing "rings of fire" where tectonic plates are in various states of relative motion. Scene shifts to drilling rig on the research vessel, Glomar Challenger. Scene of arctic conditions, with heavy coatings of ice seen on the vessel. Drilling crew continues work on the Glomar Challenger, in spite of the weather. Crew member's feet sliding across the deck. Crew continues "roughneck" work of drilling and use Acetylene Torch and hammer to keep equipment free and moving. Crew with core sections, retrieved from deep ocean floor. they cut them with hacksaw and bind them. Views of deck in harsh weather. Radar antenna in motion.
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