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The World s Great Dive Sites

Author : Lawson Wood
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This magnificent and comprehensive illustrated reference to the world's best dive locations includes the Caribbean Sea (Bahamas, Mexico, Cuba, Cayman Islands, The Virgin Islands, Belize, Honduras, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao, Tobago, St Lucia and Dominica), Bermuda, the Red Sea (Egypt and Sudan), the Indian Ocean (Oman, Maldives, Seychelles, Mozambique and Western Australia), the Indo-Pacific (Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia), and the Pacific Ocean (Philippines, Micronesia, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia and Eastern Australia). Superb quality underwater photography shows a huge variety of wrecks, marine habitats and aquatic species. The descriptions detail the type of dive to be experienced as well as what you can expect to see. Each dive site featured can be located via a detailed regional site map, and a travel advisory is also included.

The Best Dive Sites of the World

Author : Egidio Trainito
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Top Dive Sites of the World

Author : Jack Jackson
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Jack Jackson is one of the most researched experts on dive sites around the world. He has written many books on some of the most exciting adventures under water and some of the best sites to see. This book is a wonderful armchair journey and perfect for anyone interested in visiting some of the best dive sites in the world. The book is full of information and maps on some of the most beautiful locations worldwide.

Scuba Diving

Author : Miranda Krestovnikoff
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Diving offers challenge, excitement and the thrill of exploration but in turn requires skill, discipline and knowledge. With expert advice and step-by-step illustrations Eyewitness Companions: Scuba Diving reveals how to perfect these skills. This essential companion is suitable for those curious to take the plunge, right up to qualified divers interested in expanding their knowledge.You'll discover: Essential equipment - Know your gear, from fins and masks to depth gauges and tanks Diving techniques - Learn essential step-by-step techniques, from training in the pool to taking to the open seas Places to dive - Explore the top dive sites of the world, from coral reefs in the Pacific to wrecks in the Red Sea Marine Life - Get the most from your dives with a comprehensive guide to underwater plant and animal life

Underwater Australia

Author : Nigel Marsh
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Divers will explore every section of this great southern land, state-by-state and region-by-region.Filled with wonderful pictures, this is a must have guide book for anyone wanted to submerge in the land Down Under. Australia is blessed with one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. From its tropical north to its cool temperate waters, the land down under is truly a diverrsquo;s paradise. Divers can explore amazing coral reefs, shipwrecks, walls, pinnacles, artificial reefs, kelp forests, sponge gardens and even muck sites.Australia is also a destination where divers can encounter many wonderful endemic species seen nowhere else in the world, such as colourful seadragons, cross-dressing giant cuttlefish, bizarre handfish and camouflaged wobbegong sharks. Underwater Australia is a complete guide book for the diver who wants to explore the best dive sites Down Under and also encounter the unique marine life found around this island nation.

The Caribbean Dive Guide

Author : Kurt Amsler
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Abbeville's new, comprehensive scuba diving guides offer the most important, up-to-date diving and travel advice necessary to make every scuba diving experience an unforgettable one. Written by leading diving authorities, each guide combines the best in underwater photography, detailed three-dimensional diagrams, and practical information pertinent to a particular diving spot. The guide concludes with an outstanding visual dictionary of the fish most common to the area. Full color throughout.

Fielding s Diving Indonesia

Author : Kal Müller
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A guide to Indonesia's reefs and 227 dive sites offers information on dive options, undersea life, and site conditions

Dive the World

Author : Egidio Trainito
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An invaluable reference for professional and amateur divers, this volume presents the extraordinary richness of the underwater world in elegant pictorial layouts. Selected for their geographical settings and biodiversity, 50 of the world's best dives are described in detail by an editorial board of internationally renowned professional divers, and illustrated with superb photographs. Organized geographically, there are chapters devoted to the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean. An overview presents the outstanding natural features and unique characteristics of each region, followed by in-depth descriptions of recommended dives within each area. The distinguished editors present a thoughtful analysis of every dive site, including a description of the topography, typical species of fish likely to be seen, and highlights that make each site noteworthy, such as frequent dolphin sightings, rare species, etc. A three-dimensional reconstruction of the seabed helps guide readers through each site, while sidebars provide such essential information as maximum depth, level of difficulty, visibility, strength of current, and best time to go. Throughout the book, remarkable close-ups and double-page spreads depict the wealth of wildlife divers will encounter as they explore these exceptional dive sites.

Diving in Malaysia

Author : Kurt Svrcula
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Dive in and discover the richest marine biodiversity on the planet. * *Malaysia's best dive sites, including Sipadan, Layang-Layang, Redang and many more *Maps of featured dive sites *Dive ratings ***** *Spectacular images of marine life *Underwater photography tips *Hazards to watch out for *Environmental conservation *Travel and accommodation options *Pull-out chart of the top dive sites at a glance - where to go, when to go, and what to see *For divers and snorkellers of all levels

Dive Atlas of the World

Author : Jack Jackson
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From the Blue Hole at Lawson Reef and the wreck of the Umbria in the Red Sea, to Michaelmas on the Great Barrier Reef, the Dive Atlas of the World offers a global tour of top dive sites, described and photographed by experts. From well-known classics to sites that have only recently been discovered, this global selection offers the discerning diver a feast of locations to choose from, including an expanded selection of Caribbean dive sites. Whether you favor muck diving and macro photography, wrecks, walls, reefs, caves, blue holes or the adrenaline rush of high-speed drift dive in a strong current (or all of these), you will find well-written, clearly mapped accounts of the top places where you can enjoy these dives. This book features contributions from local experts, leading writers and award-winning photographers such as Jack Jackson and Lawson Wood.

Dive

Author : Monty Halls
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The world's top scuba diving destinations. The world's oceans and seas offer one of the greatest opportunities for adventure and exploration in modern times. Dive is an authoritative and lavishly illustrated guide with over 300 color photographs and maps. This is a scuba diver's reference to 400 dives in sixty of the world's best locations. The book provides practical details of specific dive sites as well as a grading system ranging from beginner to expert. Important safety aspects are listed along with key support facilities: hospitals, recompression chambers and dive governing bodies. The book is organized into specific dives in eleven countries and regions: Pacific Ocean North America Caribbean Atlantic Ocean Britain Mediterranean Red Sea Africa Indian Ocean Australia Southeast Asia. Details include geographical information, marine life, advice for travel and accommodations, local culture, visa requirements, related web sites and contact details. Dive is the definitive scuba divers' bible: an indispensable world travel guide.

Diving Bali

Author : David Pickell
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Well–travelled divers all acknowledge that the best diving in the world is found in the warm waters of tropical Bali. Bali is located in the famous "coral triangle," the center of the world's tropical marine diversity, and the island is blessed with a stunning variety of dive sites—shipwrecks, quiet black sand bays, crystalline hard coral reefs over bright white sand, lava ridges draped in gorgonians and soft coral, and current–swept pinnacles, swirling with fish. Diving Bali is a comprehensive diving guide covering all of Bali and it's surrounding reefs. It presents in great detail some of the best dive sites in the tropical western Pacific. Our seasoned diver–authors have an aggregate half–century of experience exploring these waters, and each site receives thorough coverage, including detailed maps, color photos, and a full description of access, conditions, and facilities. This Bali diving guide features: Practicalities: Detailed travel information for every budget, including accommodations, transportation, prices, seasons, and dive operators. Information: Local history, diving lore, site conditions, and more than 50 maps. Photography: More than 100 color photographs by top photographers.

Atlas of Australian Dive Sites

Author : Keith Hockton
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Here, Kockton reveals hidden and common dive sites in Australia including wreck locations, reefs, snorkel sites and spots where you can see Grey Nurse sharks, sponge gardens and corals. It comes complete with maps; advice for marine protection and for marine collection; tide information; what to do when encountering sharks; evaluating a dive operator; and diving emergency procedures and help.

Coral Wonderland

Author : Nigel Marsh
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The Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef system in the world. Stretching over 2300km along the Queensland coast it would take several lifetimes to explore every one of its 3000 reefs. To assist divers looking for the best of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea Reefs this guide book lists the most iconic dive sites and dive destinations in this coral wonderland. This wonderful guide book details over 170 of the best dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef and beyond to the remote Coral Sea Reefs. Information is provided on marine life, depths, terrain, diving conditions, best time to visit and a list of dive operators. Extra features are included on shipwrecks, unique marine life and other information that the reader will find invaluable to explore this natural wonder of the world. Filled with beautiful photographs this book will inspire the diver and the non-diver to strap on a mask and head down-under, to explore this amazing coral wonderland

The Dive Sites of the Bahamas

Author : Lawson Wood
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Scattered across 100,000 square miles of the Atlantic, the Bahamas are rich in marine life and adventures for underwater explorers. Divers discover where to find world-class coral reefs and challenging blue hole caves.

100 Diving Sites

Author : Paul Munzinger
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Oceans cover more than two-thirds of the surface of our planet, and there are many fascinating and unique diving sites around the world. The Red Sea and the Caribbean captivate divers with their glorious displays of color, the Raja Ampat archipelago in the Indo-Pacific region boasts the greatest diversity of species, and Turk Lagoon in the northern Pacific has shipwreck graveyards steeped in history. In northwest Florida, manatees enjoy meeting divers, while around the Turks and Caicos Islands the highlight is snorkeling with humpback whales. Off the Socorro Islands of Mexico, manta rays and divers swim together. There are extraordinary things to be found almost everywhere - and this photo-filled book shows you precisely where to look. Dive down with us to gaze at the wonders of the oceans, into the fabulous world beneath the waves, where unforgettable adventures lie in wait.

Diving

Author : Jack Jackson
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Stunning photographs and knowing descriptions of the world's premier diving locales.

Diving the World

Author : Beth Tierney
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Through an array of reviews accented by color photos, an experienced husband-and-wife diving team takes the underwater adventurer on a magical tour of 200 of the world's top dives, from the pristine reefs of Papua New Guinea to the warm waters of the Belize Barrier Reef. Original.

The Dive Sites of Malaysia and Singapore

Author : Jack Jackson
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This is an indispensable guide for divers and snorkellers of all levels of qualification and experience. Enhanced by magnificent full-color photos, this practical book offers detailed information on the best places to witness the wonders of the underwater realm and gives comprehensive coverage of the dive sites of one of the world's most exciting dive areas.

Sport Diver

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