A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

Gulf of Mexico's Armstrong Basin named for UNH-based hydrographer
The Armstrong Basin in the Gulf of Mexico, named for Joint Hydrographic Center NOAA co-director Andy Armstrong, is about 100 miles south of Galveston, Texas.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

When Captain Andy Armstrong, the NOAA co-director of the UNH/NOAA Joint Hydrographic Center, learned that a basin in the Gulf of Mexico would be named in his honor, he thought it was a mistake.