Below Freezing, The Antarctic Dive Guide 2nd Edition. (Waterproof Expeditions).
BELOW FREEZING is the first and only dive guide to the Antarctic. Until recently the exclusive realm of scientific and military divers, this icy wilderness has become the extreme destination for recreational divers wishing to explore beyond the conventional. Detailing 27 dive sites on the Antarctic Peninsula & South Georgia with maps, photographs and descriptions, the guide is packed with information and features vivd color photographs of the strange marine life of these waters, which remain at a temperature of -1C/29F throughout the year. Including sections of underwater photography, the history of Antarctic diving, how to choose and prepare for travel to this remote region, and diving techniques for subzero waters, this book is an indispensable resource for anyone considering diving the seventh continent, and an exciting read for anyone interested in this little-explored underwater world.
Here is the fruit of an impressive number of underwater hours and some stunning photography. If you plan to explore this most rewarding habitat then your first step is to pack "Below Freezing" in your Antarctic dive bag.
TONY SOPER, Author of the bradt guide to Antarctic wildlife.
The cold watters of the Antarctic sustain a rich abundance of plant and animal life, and this little book - exquisitely presented by Lisa Trotter - is an important addition to any Antarctic library.
KIM HEACOX, National geographic author of Antarctica: the last continent.
By Lisa Eareckson Trotter.
Engelstalig, kleuren foto's.