Cousteau Jacques Yves

Cous·teau

 (ko͞o-stō′), Jacques Yves 1910-1997.
French underwater explorer, film producer, and author who helped invent the Aqua-Lung (1943) and later developed underwater laboratories.
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Cous·teau

(ko͞o-stō′), Jacques Yves 1910-1997.
French underwater explorer, film producer, and author. Cousteau invented scuba equipment, structures that permit humans to live underwater for prolonged periods of time, and a small submarine known as a diving saucer. He made three feature films and several television series about marine life and later in his career became increasingly involved in biological research and marine conservation.
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