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NE Pacific Ocean

Argus Tether Cable to Hercules

Susie Hill / Ocean Exploration Trust

There is 120 feet of yellow tether cable between Argus and Hercules. This tether cable has three copper wires andĀ fiber optics, allĀ the size of a human hair, for data information to pass from the ship through Argus to Hercules. Electricity passes through the cable at the amount of 2,700 volts.