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Greenbrier Lake Gets Annual Cleaning by Volunteer Scuba Divers

Greenbrier Lake Gets Annual Cleaning by Volunteer Scuba Divers

Located in the Appalachian Mountains, in the state of Maryland, the multi-use Greenbrier State Park provides a cool respite from the summer heat by offering a wealth of recreational activities. Part of the park is the man-made freshwater Greenbrier Lake, a popular getaway for swimmers, sunbathers and fishers, which every year undergoes cleanup by many […]

Mar-Sub Club To Clean Lake Jarun

Mar-Sub Club To Clean Lake Jarun

It’s always nice and pleasant to dive in clean crystal-clear blue waters, but have you ever thought:  ‘Who cleans it for you?’ Today’s news is about the scuba diving club from Zagreb, called Mar-Sub that has organized the cleaning of Jarun for 17 years so far. Jarun is a popular lake in Croatia, formed by […]

Divers Decided to Plumb Depths of Four Lakes

Divers Decided to Plumb Depths of Four Lakes

For every scuba diver exploring the depth of ocean is something very unique and spectacular, and it’s natural that many professional divers set themselves goals to overcome various challenges just because they want to reach the depth of ocean, where countless amazing marine wonders await to be enjoyed and experienced. Eighteen Essex divers decided to […]

Scuba Divers to Find Treasures from Underwater Mayan Ruins

Scuba Divers to Find Treasures from Underwater Mayan Ruins

While exploring the underwater Mayan ceremonial site of Samabaj discovered in picturesque lake Atitlan, Guatemala, some 14 years ago, scuba divers came across with artifacts from ancient Mayan ruins, dating back 200-300 B.C. to 300 A.D., which means that these wonderful items have been preserved for 2,000 or 2,200 years. The pieces are of different […]

Scuba Dive Team to Salvage a Sunken Fishing Boat

Scuba Dive Team to Salvage a Sunken Fishing Boat

While scuba diving in the dark depths of Crowsnest – a blue natural lake in narrow, windswept Crowsnest Pass in Southern Alberta, a scuba dive team, made up of Pincher Creek and Pass divers stumbled upon a mysterious fishing boat (I say ‘mysterious’ because nobody has ever heard a report of the boat being sunk) […]

Ice Diving in Lake Baikal, Russia

Ice Diving in Lake Baikal, Russia

LAKE BAIKAL FACT FILE LOCATION – Buryat A.S.S.R. and Irkutsk, Russia 51:29-55:46N, 103:40-109:55E; 456 m above sea level. Surface area [km2] 31,500 Volume [km3] 23,000 Maximum depth [m] 1,741 Mean depth [m] 740 Length of shoreline [km] 2,000 One of Russian folk songs about Lake Baikal is called The Holly Sea – Sacred Baikal, and […]

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes Straddling the border between Canada and the US, the five Great Lakes make up the largest expanse of fresh water on Earth. Conditions in the lakes can be demanding, but the reward is access to some of the best-preserved wrecks in the diving world. freshwater oasis The pine-flanked shores […]

Diving in Lake Baikal

Diving in Lake Baikal

Baikal is home to more than 1,700 species of plants and animals, the two third of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. In 1996 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Geography Lake Baikal is the deepest and oldest freshwater lake in the world. Located in the south of Eastern Siberia […]

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