Yorkshire Trench was the name given to a front line position dug by units of the 49th (West Riding) Division near the Yser canal at Boesinghe in 1915/16.
What can be seen at this site is a whole section of the trench, at its original depth, with fire-steps and loopholes, and the entrances to two sections of tunnels and dugouts. The dugouts probably date from a later period, 1916...
Underwater research Center CERES located in Montfarville, Normandy, France - www.ceresm.com
Search and Recovery of Shipwrecks / Side Scan Sonar Survey
Ships inspection / Anchor research and recovery
Pier and Harbor Survey / Breakwater Survey
Underwater Cartography / Bridge abutment Inspection
Bathymetry / Sedimentology / Ports, lakes and rivers operations
Deepest part and place of the world's oceans. Mariana Trench and Ridge, with ridge islands and Challenger Deep. The Challenger Deep is the deepest surveyed point in the oceans, with a depth of at least 10,911 metres (35.797 feet). The exact depth is unknown, but 3 expeditions including the only manned dive in 1960 with the submarine Trieste, has measured depths of 10,902 to 10,916 meters. Sonar...
The deepest point of the Mariana Trench is called The Challenger Deep, so named after the British exploration vessel HMS Challenger II, and it is located 210 miles south-west of Guam. A depth of -10,911 meters was reached in 1960 by the Trieste, a manned submersible owned by the U.S. Navy.
The descent took almost five hours and the two men spent barely twenty minutes on the ocean floo...
Here is the US Military's underwater explosions test pond in at Briar Point Test Pond, Aberdeen Proving Grounds. Just a few miles from my house in Maryland. http://www.dt.navy.mil/sites/uerd/briarpoint.html
This small area of woodland was taken by German troops in 1914, and during the winter of 1914/15 a system of trenches was constructed in the what the Allies called 'Croonaert Wood', but which the Germans named 'Baynerwald' ('Bavarian Wood') as it was Bavarian units which had first been stationed here. Adolf Hitler had served here in 1914/15, and was awarded an Iron Cross close by, while working...
Yunaguni is the name of the westernmost island of Japan. It is famous for the underwater ruins these years.Divers congregate on the island in winter due to the large population of hammerhead sharks found in nearby waters. It was diving to scout for a good place to observe the sharks which led to the discovery of the "monument", a part of which is two closely spaced pillars which rise to within ...
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