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A bathysphere is a spherical deep-sea diving submersible which is lowered into bodies of water with a cable. Bathyspheres have a variety of uses, usually including the study of underwater life.

At extreme depths, the cable becomes unmanageable. Deeper dives must be performed by self-propelled vehicles such as the bathyscape.

See also Timeline of underwater technology.

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