Category: Cave Diving

Cave Diving – Where Skill and Equipment are All That Stand Between You and The Unknown

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Jun 24, 2013
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Cave Diving – Where Skill and Equipment are All That Stand Between You and The Unknown

Cave diving can be a thrilling adventure. The sport entails diving into both natural as well as man-made caves. This form of technical diving requires special training and sometimes even special equipment. With great risk, comes great reward and this certainly holds true for cave diving. Diving in these environments gives access to unique animals like blind fish and salamanders that exist nowhere else on earth. Options abound for cave diving but many people first ...

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Cave Diving Mexico’s Blue Abyss

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Jul 25, 2013
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Cave Diving Mexico’s Blue Abyss

The Blue Abyss in Mexico has a reputation for hiding from divers. Due to a mapping system that is unreliable, to say the least, the site is somewhat difficult to find without speaking to someone who has been there. Luckily, many locals are willing to point you in the right direction. It is well worth the inquiry though because when you reach your destination, the exact color of blue will astound you. Some of the most beautiful formations and fauna are part of the ...

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Cave Diving – Allows the Diver to Venture into Unexplored Territory

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May 1, 2013
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Cave Diving – Allows the Diver to Venture into Unexplored Territory

Cave Diving is one of the most challenging types of diving one can pursue, and is considered technical diving due to a deficit of free surface during extended periods of the dive and also involves decompression. Even with the risk, cave diving draws in scuba divers and cavers because of the possibility of unexplored territory in a cave, and the fact that it is a challenge. Exceptional facts--underwater caves contain plant materials not found anywhere else on earth...

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Florida’s Fresh Water Caves – Extreme Historical Cave Diving at its Best

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Jun 6, 2013
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Florida’s Fresh Water Caves – Extreme Historical Cave Diving at its Best

While most every experienced diver knows Florida has amazing dives in the saltwater, it is not as well known that some of the best cave diving in the world lies in Florida’s fresh waters. Not too many people have ever had the opportunity to see the magnificent underwater chambers, fossils, and mastodon tusks from thousands of years ago, but the fresh waters in Florida provide that exact opportunity, as long as you have the nerve to put on a mask and flippers and...

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In the Deep – Bermuda

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Nov 21, 2013
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In the Deep – Bermuda

In the history of deep sea exploration, Bermuda has always ranked pretty high on the charts, although technical scuba and rebreather diving is completely new there. Otis Barton and William Beebe made history in 1934 as they descended a record-breaking 3,000 feet in their crude metal bathysphere.  Following in the footsteps of a more recent, unmanned ROV, sent out by Dr. Thomas M. Iliffe to find hidden caves underwater in Bermuda as part of a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administrat...

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