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The Five Deeps ~ Expedition to the deepest point in each of the five oceans

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      The Five Deeps Expedition is the first to attempt to reach the deepest point in each of the Earth’s five oceans: the Puerto Rico Trench in the Atlantic, South Sandwich Trench in the Southern Ocean, Java Trench in the Indian Ocean, Challenger Deep in the Pacific and Molloy Deep in the Arctic.

      The expedition will traverse 40,000 nautical miles / 74,000 km in 11 months
      By the end of the expedition the sub will have descended through at least 72,000 m / 236,220 ft of water
      Up to 50 scientific lander deployments will be undertaken alongside the submersible dives
      No human has ever been to the bottom of the Java, Puerto Rico* or South Sandwich trenches
      No one has ever been to the bottom of Molloy Deep
      No manned submersible has ever been to Challenger Deep more than once
      No person has ever been to the summit of Mount Everest and also been to the bottom of the ocean at Challenger Deep, which could occur on this expedition

      DEEPEST SUBMARINE DIVE IN HISTORY, FIVE DEEPS EXPEDITION CONQUERS CHALLENGER DEEP
      DALLAS, TX (May 13, 2019) – For the fourth time, the Five Deeps Expedition has successfully dived to the bottom of one of the world’s five oceans. The team completed a mission to reach what is commonly known as the deepest point on planet Earth: Challenger Deep within the Mariana Trench. https://fivedeeps.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/FDE-Challenger-Release-FINAL-5132019.pdf

      Victor Vescovo and the DSV Limiting Factor have found new depths in the Mariana Trench
      May 15th, 2019
      https://newatlas.com/five-deeps-dsv-limiting-factor-mariana-trench/59690/

      See https://fivedeeps.com for more…


       

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