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Dangerous Depths: Divers to Explore Secret Underwater Cave

Dangerous Depths: Divers to Explore Secret Underwater Cave | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The "Blue Hole," an underwater cave in a New Mexico park, has been off-limits for exploration since the 1970s. But now, officials are opening it so that a team of experienced divers can explore its depths.
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Researchers identify wreckage of Amelia Earhart's plane

Researchers identify wreckage of Amelia Earhart's plane | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The fate of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart has been one of the most enduring mysteries of the last 80 years — but new research on an old discovery indicates the case may finally be closed.
The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) announced that analysis of a metal fragment found on the uninhabited Pacific atoll of Nikumaroro in 1991 was a piece of the aircraft Earhart flew in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1937:
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A Brief History of Diving Tech: 9 Milestones

A Brief History of Diving Tech: 9 Milestones |
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A place for submerged aircraft in maritime archaeology? - Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds

A place for submerged aircraft in maritime archaeology? - Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In this post, maritime archaeologist Tony Burgess examines the growing sub-field of aviation archaeology.
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Dive Site: Capo D’Acqua Lake, Italy

Dive Site: Capo D’Acqua Lake, Italy | DiverSync | Scoop.it
All images courtesy of and copyrighted by David Salvatori
Like many divers, I often forget about the potential wonders of freshwater diving in my haste to discover all that the world’s oceans have to offer.
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Archaeological Dig Is Scouring Sand Dunes for Sphinxes — but Not in Egypt

Archaeological Dig Is Scouring Sand Dunes for Sphinxes — but Not in Egypt | DiverSync | Scoop.it
GUADALUPE, Calif. (TheBlaze/AP) — Archaeologists working in these sand dunes are digging up ancient sphinxes — but not the ones you're probably most familiar with. Giant imitations of an ancient Egyptian scene were constructed more than 90 years ago along the Central California coast for the silent black-and-white classic movie...
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Divers Recover New Treasures From 'Titanic Of The Ancient World'

Divers Recover New Treasures From 'Titanic Of The Ancient World' | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Since sponge divers discovered it in 1900, the ancient Antikythera shipwreck -- a massive Greek vessel that sank more than 2,000 years ago in the Aegean Sea -- has captivated archaeologists.
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Exploring the Shipwrecks of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay | Big Think

Exploring the Shipwrecks of Lake Huron's Thunder Bay | Big Think | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The website for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary features an terrific interactive exploration of the region's many wrecks.
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'Titanic of the Ancient World' Reveals Treasure Trove : DNews

'Titanic of the Ancient World' Reveals Treasure Trove : DNews | DiverSync | Scoop.it
An international expedition recovers antiquities from one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity, with more to come. Continue reading →
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What It's Like to Dive a Titan Missile Silo

What It's Like to Dive a Titan Missile Silo | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Titan I missile silo in Washington transports diver back to 1965.
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Lost and Found: Arctic Shipwrecks and the Franklin Expedition | VMM

Lost and Found: Arctic Shipwrecks and the Franklin Expedition | VMM | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Dr. Marc-Andre Bernier is the Chief of the Parks Canada Underwater Archaeology Service, a position he has held since 2008.
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7 Freshwater Dive Sites to Explore

7 Freshwater Dive Sites to Explore | DiverSync | Scoop.it
 
7 Freshwater Dive Sites to Explore
By Scuba Diver Life
While many divers gravitate towards major dive sites located in and around the world's oceans, freshwater diving can be equally thrilling, and may even yield a surprise or two.
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Chinese Supersonic Sub Could Get From China to California in 2 Hours

Chinese Supersonic Sub Could Get From China to California in 2 Hours | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Shanghai to San Francisco is a trek that takes nearly 12 hours by plane. Imagine that transatlantic trip taking just two hours.
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This would cool and scary if it was actually in production and out of the concept stage. 

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What really lies underneath the Bermuda Triangle - NEWS.com.au

What really lies underneath the Bermuda Triangle - NEWS.com.au | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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What really lies underneath the Bermuda Triangle
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And one of the most historic shipwrecks is the Mary Celestia, a side paddlewheel steamer chartered during America's Civil War.
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October Mid-month newsletter

October Mid-month newsletter | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Shipwrecks, spooky science and pirate trivia this month
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Uncovering a Hidden Battleground

Uncovering a Hidden Battleground | DiverSync | Scoop.it
RT @sanctuaries: Two #WWII shipwrecks — hunter & hunted — discovered by @NOAA off North Carolina coast: http://t.co/tBoPOviy8J http://t.co/…;
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5 things to do in Bonaire (besides scuba dive) - A Luxury Travel Blog

5 things to do in Bonaire (besides scuba dive) - A Luxury Travel Blog | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Bonaire has long been known for world-class diving and snorkeling.
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I want to do the cave snorkeling

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WWII Shipwrecks including German U-Boat Discovered Off North Carolina Coast - International Business Times UK

WWII Shipwrecks including German U-Boat Discovered Off North Carolina Coast - International Business Times UK | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Battle of the Atlantic victims U-576 submarine and Bluefields freighter found off North Carolina coast
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Diving Russia’s High Arctic: Beneath the White Sea

Diving Russia’s High Arctic: Beneath the White Sea | DiverSync | Scoop.it
We gathered in the frigid pre-dawn hours, our gear and luggage piled in front of the snowmobiles and our noses freezing in the -22ºF (-30ºC) ...

Via Kathy Dowsett
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The mystery of the ancient shipwreck and the 'world's first computer' - CNN

The mystery of the ancient shipwreck and the 'world's first computer' - CNN | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This ancient shipwreck was home to the "world's first computer." Now divers are going back to see what other treasures it holds.
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Metal-detecting enthusiast unearths Viking treasure hoard in Scotland

Metal-detecting enthusiast unearths Viking treasure hoard in Scotland | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Retired businessman Derek McLennan found more than 100 objects, including solid gold jewellery, on church land last month
One of the largest discoveries of Viking treasure in Scotland has been unearthed in Dumfries and Galloway.
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CoolPictureGallery: Abandoned and Wrecked Ships

CoolPictureGallery: Abandoned and Wrecked Ships | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Abandoned shipwrecks... http://t.co/88I5ZV3KUJ
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Wreck of the HMS Erebus found after 168 years, but the crew is long gone - some to cannibalism

Wreck of the HMS Erebus found after 168 years, but the crew is long gone - some to cannibalism | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Franklin expedition disappeared in 1846, claiming the lives of 129 men in one of the worst disasters in the history of arctic exploration. Then, one hundred years later, bodies started washing up on the shore ...
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Nevada's secret underwater world - BBC News

Nevada's secret underwater world - BBC News | DiverSync | Scoop.it
When it was built in the 1930s, the Hoover Dam didn’t just tame the Colorado River – it also created a massive lake that today hides shipwrecks, train tracks and cement tunnels alike.
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WWF: World has lost more than half its wildlife in 40 years

WWF: World has lost more than half its wildlife in 40 years | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.
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E Lee Spence - Friends, If you haven't done so already,... | Facebook

Friends, If you haven't done so already, please check out and add your "like" to my shipwreck treasure page. I am less than a hundred likes away from...
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