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Isla Del Sol - Diving the worlds highest navigable lake at 12,500 feet

Discussion in 'Advanced Diver Magazine' started by Curt Bowen, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Curt Bowen

    Curt Bowen Manta Ray

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    Isla Del Sol - Bolivia

    Isla Del Sol - Bolivia

    At a height of 12,500 feet, the atmospheric pressure is nearly half of that at sea level. The isolation and altitude would be a real challenge. Very little diving has been conducted in this remote spot. In 1968 Jacques Cousteau took his crew and equipment there to explore the lake. Divers spent days searching, but found nothing man-made. Cousteau concluded the legends were a myth.... (see above url for complete editorial)
     

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