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The United States Navy Experimental Diving Unit: Testing in Antartica

The United States Navy Experimental Diving Unit: Testing in Antartica | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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This is awesome! Something I have known for years!  From the article " the Poseidon Xstreme was the only regulator that suffered no free flows at McMurdo,(Antartica) and is also the only regulator that never free flowed during NEDU's rigorous 2004 testing program for cold water regulators."

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5 Steps to Shooting Great Underwater Photography - Men's Journal

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5 Steps to Shooting Great Underwater Photography
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Sure, you can take your waterproof Fujifilm FinePix XP70 into the waves with you this summer at the beach — but can you snap a decent photo once you're there?

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Navy Diver Wouldn’t Leave Trapped Comrade Behind Even as Equipment Failed. Report Shows Just How Selfless Their Final Actions Were.

Navy Diver Wouldn’t Leave Trapped Comrade Behind Even as Equipment Failed. Report Shows Just How Selfless Their Final Actions Were. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Just how far the commitment of two Navy divers went in an effort to save each other's lives was not known until now. The story of Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Harris and Petty Officer 1st Class James Reyher goes back to February 2013 when both would end...
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What Caused These 15 Shipwrecks To Come To Their End All In ...

What Caused These 15 Shipwrecks To Come To Their End All In ... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
These are the shipwrecks of Tangalooma. But, what in the world are 15 doing in the exact same place?
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Decades of underwater adventure revealed at Coral Fire & Ice show at Arts Centre - Herald Sun

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Decades of underwater adventure revealed at Coral Fire & Ice show at Arts Centre
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“We have 4 ½ — 5 hours underwater, and if you are diving deep you get even less time,” he said.
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Underwater photo expeditions caputure WWII shipwrecks – CNN ...

Underwater photo expeditions caputure WWII shipwrecks – CNN ... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
CNN's Don Lemon talks with Expeditions Logistics Specialist Christine Dennison about underwater expeditions that show close up photos of World War II shipwrecks.
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Behind the lens from Earth's underwater worlds - ABC Online

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Behind the lens from Earth's underwater worlds
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His underwater life has offered him unparalleled access to some of the most treasured and feared creatures of the sea.
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World's oldest bottle of mineral water uncovered

World's oldest bottle of mineral water uncovered | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Archaeologists found the 12 inch (30cm) bottle in shipwreck lying 12.2 metres (40 feet) below water in the Gdańsk Bay close to the Polish coast.

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Here is one I bet Mack hasn't found yet. 

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Gulf shipwrecks are ghostly reminders of Nazis off Texas coast - KHOU

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Gulf shipwrecks are ghostly reminders of Nazis off Texas coast
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The shipwreck remains have withstood the decades startlingly well.
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Top 10 Scuba Diving Movies Ever Made

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We've put together our Top 10 list of the best scuba diving movies ever made. Did your favorite flick make the cut?
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Shipwrecks Lost to Time That Archaeologists Would Love to Get Their Hands On

Shipwrecks Lost to Time That Archaeologists Would Love to Get Their Hands On | DiverSync | Scoop.it
These wrecks carried everything from Bronze Age explorers to a lost Egyptian sarcophagus.
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Mauritius: over 400 shipwrecks lie around the sides of the island

Mauritius: over 400 shipwrecks lie around the sides of the island | DiverSync | Scoop.it
They are thus more than 400 shipwrecks which have been already recorded around the 350 kilometers of coastline, as reported in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper. Inventory dated March 2013 of the heritage shipwrecks in ...
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The Case for Leaving Shipwrecks at the Bottom of the Ocean - Tested.com

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Explorers may have found Columbus' lost ship, the Santa Maria, but recovering the wreck is controversial.
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Old shipwrecks are primary allure for exploring deep waters of Great Lakes - Detroit Free Press

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Old shipwrecks are primary allure for exploring deep waters of Great Lakes
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In the warm, salty waters of the Caribbean, people take quick courses to learn to dive so they can investigate coral reefs and see colorful fish.
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Largest Solar Powered Boat Helps Map Underwater Village - Nature World News

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The world's largest solar-powered boat will be helping experts in an ambitious underwater survey of one of the oldest human settlements in Europe.

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Three Shipwrecks on Namibia's Skeleton Coast - Blog

Three Shipwrecks on Namibia's Skeleton Coast - Blog | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This is perhaps one of the most well known shipwrecks in Namibia if not in the world. Its fame is largely as a result of its strange location. This is because the Eduard Bohlen appears to be stranded in the middle of the desert.
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Shipwrecks Can Be Lucrative - MainStreet

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Shipwrecks Can Be Lucrative MainStreet NEW YORK (MainStreet) — For the past three years, Paul Riccobon has been diving at Kure Beach in North Carolina, drawn by the opportunity to dive in waters where he can explore among a host of historic...
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APNewsBreak: Shipwreck's gold inventory released

APNewsBreak: Shipwreck's gold inventory released | DiverSync | Scoop.it
CINCINNATI (AP) — Deep-sea explorers recovered millions of dollars in gold and silver and a slew of personal items that are a virtual time capsule (Inventory details treasure trove being recovered at historic shipwreck off Carolina coast
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Hundreds of divers, snorkelers converge for ethereal underwater radio ... - Fox News

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Hundreds of divers, snorkelers converge for ethereal underwater radio ...

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Wish I would have thought of this. 

 

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The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

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The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment was last modified: August 14th, 2013 by (RT @PADI: The Value of owning your own #scuba equipment http://t.co/GFzs7tovni)...

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Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,...

Explore – Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island,... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929. This photograph, part of the series Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, was taken a day after Earhart’s...

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This is really awesome history. 

 

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SA Scuba Shack's curator insight, July 28, 9:03 AM

We did not know that she was a diver.  Very cool!

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A new, upscale Boblo Island for adventuring day-trippers

Today, Boblo Island, just a 4-minute ferry ride from Amherstburg, Ontario, is a quiet, back-to-nature getaway that is sprouting upscale houses and mansions with a great Detroit River view.
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This is part of my childhood... awesome!

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Coast Survey improves access to data on thousands of wrecks and obstructions

Coast Survey improves access to data on thousands of wrecks and obstructions | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Knowing the locations of shipwrecks and other obstructions has always been important for safe navigation ‒ but mariners are not the only people who want to know about wrecks. They are also importan...
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Forget the Bahamas. Michigan is one of the best places to SCUBA dive - Michigan Radio

Forget the Bahamas. Michigan is one of the best places to SCUBA dive - Michigan Radio | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Forget the Bahamas. Michigan is one of the best places to SCUBA dive Michigan Radio When it comes to great places to SCUBA dive, lots of people immediately think of the waters of the Caribbean or Mexico, with lots of amazing underwater life,...
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Jacques-Yves Cousteau Grandson to Break Underwater Record - Guardian Liberty Voice

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Guardian Liberty Voice Jacques-Yves Cousteau Grandson to Break Underwater Record Guardian Liberty Voice Jacques-Yves Cousteau's grandson, Fabien is planning on breaking his famous conservationist and deep sea diving grandfather's underwater record...
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Lake Huron shipwrecks offer an underwater window into history - Michigan State University Extension

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Michigan State University Extension Lake Huron shipwrecks offer an underwater window into history Michigan State University Extension Lake Huron waters are home to many diverse shipwrecks—from wooden schooners to steel-hulled steamers—lying...
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