Top Wreck Dives of the World
Edited by Jack Jackson
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Top Wreck Dives of the World by Jack Jackson
Book DescriptionThis book explores the fascinating world of shipwrecks and wreck diving. Their great historical interest aside, shipwrecks shelter diverse communities of marine creatures and fabulous coral growths. Wreck dives are also useful for building diving skills, affording valuable practice in negotiating challenging or confined settings. The selection of dives includes airplanes as well as ships.Coverage is organized regionally by ocean, with the dives grouped according to the territorial waters in which they lie. There are uncounted thousands of wrecks around the world. The sites selected for this book are the 'best of the best'. The book offers a full spectrum of dives, from shallow dives on artificial reefs (formed by sinking old or decommissioned ships) to spectacular descents, to major wrecks such as the Lusitania, the Andrea Doria and the ship 'graveyards' of Scapa Flow and Truk Lagoon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845374662
(300mm x 265mm x 17mm)
Imprint: New Holland Publishers Ltd
Publisher: New Holland Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Top dive sites of the world, Hardback (December 2013)
Aimed at divers, and photographers, this illustrated book transverses the globe, focusing on 75 world-class dive sites in waters as diverse as the icy Northern Atlantic and the tropical seas of the Pacific. It also describes the main features of each site, the quality and uniqueness of its marine life and notable attractions on land.
Los Tejanos / Lost Cause, Hardback (March 2013)
Two landmark works of graphic nonfiction under one cover.
Mapping Texas and the Gulf Coast, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Jack Jackson
Presents a study of eighteenth-century cartography along the Gulf Coast, that reveals a mix of cooperation and competition between Spain and France. This book is suitable for cartographers and can also be of interest to the lay historian and the Gulf Coast enthusiast.
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Author Biography - Jack Jackson
Jack Jackson draws on decades of diving experience in many parts of the world. He has intimate knowledge of diving in the Red Sea and Pacific Ocean and ran a dive boat in Sudan for 12 years. He has been published in most underwater, diving and action-adventure magazines and many books on diving, including New Holland's Complete Diving Manual. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in Underwater Nature Photography and a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.
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