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Cold water diving in the Arctic

The challenges that lie ahead for divers exploring the Franklin shipwreck

  • Sep 11, 2014
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What is it like to dive in the Arctic? What challenges do divers face? How do they communicate? And what are the risks? As divers begin exploring the Franklin shipwreck found last week in the Queen Maud Gulf, we take a look at the difficulties of cold water diving.

Parks Canada Chief Underwater Archaeologist Ryan Harris talked to Canadian Geographic last month about the challenges of cold water diving. Click on this video to find out more.

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