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One of three sites the Halls will focus on in their effort to film hammerhead sharks, this mound of rock a mile offshore is also known as Cousteau's Seamount. (Jacques Cousteau discovered it while on an exploratory visit here.) Whipped by strong currents, the mount lies 250 feet down, with its highest point 70 feet below the surface.

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Photo: ©Howard Hall.

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