Brooke Morton asked several well-known divers to talk about her best dive.
Oddly enough, the deepest dive – or the most adrenaline – rarely makes an indelible impression and is remembered for a lifetime. Hardly. The moments that change something in us, change our ideas about what is possible in the world around us, will remain in our memory for a long time.
We talked about this with National Geographic photographer David Dubile, oceanographer Sylvia Earle, Philippe Cousteau Jr. and his wife Ashlan.
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Amateur divers dive for their own pleasure. But there are those for whom this is a completely different matter: work, and also difficult. From commercial divers to underwater forensic investigators, we spoke with five brave men and women who make a living by diving, and whose safety depends only on their knowledge, skills and experience.
Nuclear Power Diver
Commercial diving is work underwater, usually in a hard hat and with a surface air supply system. This lesson covers a number of different professions, but perhaps the most spectacular of them are those Continue reading
In the period from August 17 to 23 in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, under the auspices of the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the first international mountain underwater search expedition in Russia was successfully completed. The aim of the alpine expedition was to detect artifacts from the Great Patriotic War on the bottom of the Khalega lake, where, according to archival data, the Edelweiss mountain division deployed headquarters and built a cableway to lift military cargo to the passes of the Main Caucasian Range. Also in this area, the Nazis shot Soviet mountain shooters captured.
The expedition’s tasks included: casting underwater equipment and other equipment, deploying a base Continue reading