Undercover History: Titanic

Undercover History: Titanic

National Geographic Explorer at Large Robert Ballard tells the real story behind his 1985 co-discovery of the Titanic.


5 - 12


Earth Science, Oceanography, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Social Studies, World History

Think you know the story behind the discovery of the Titanic? Think again. Robert Ballard, the man who co-discovered the wreck of the R.M.S. Titanic in 1985, reveals the circumstances behind one of his most amazing discoveries: a secret Navy mission in search of two sunken Cold War submarines.

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Pamela Bolan
National Geographic Society
Samantha Zuhlke, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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