Explored the Seas for miles below.
There vast expanses he did see
And showed us them with photography.
"If somebody said: 'what do you expect to see at the bottom of the Romanche Trench?' -- which they were the first to photograph -- he would say: 'If I knew what I expected to see why would I go? Why would I even look?' So it was 'allez voir,'" Schiefelbein says.
"Allez voir" ("go see") was advice that Cousteau himself followed right until the end.