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Finding the missing Malaysian Airline "black box" on the bottom of the ocean in an area roughly the size of Tasmania will be an extremely challenging task, warns Robin Robertson.

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There are many questions about missing flight MH370 but answers are unlikely until the flight recorders are found, writes John Faulkner. 

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Finding the flight recorder from flight MH370 on the ocean floor will become a game of blind man’s bluff spread over thousands of kilometres, writes Erik van Sebille.

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The Southern Ocean is remote, fast moving and full of large eddies, so the missing aircraft will be increasingly difficult to locate if debris is not found soon, writes Erik van Sebille.

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Remote sensing satellites have advantages over conventional air and sea searches and could play a key role in locating the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, writes Linlin Ge.