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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

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.

Best Dive Sites of the World

Author : Egidio Trainito
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This double-sized guide features more of the very best dive sites from Abbeville Publishing Group's acclaimed diving series. Full-color illustrations.

Top Dive Sites of the Caribbean

Author : Lawson Wood
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The winning formula created for Top Dive Sites of the World is repeated in this portrayal of the Caribbean's top dive sites. Sites have been chosen for their beauty and uniqueness, and are aimed at both experienced and amateur divers.

Top Dive Sites of the Indian Ocean

Author : Jack Jackson
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Dive Atlas of the World

Author : Jack Jackson
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The Dive Atlas of the World offers an inspirational tour of top dive sites around the world, based on first-hand experience and photographed by experts.

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 the Bahamas

Author : Lawson Wood
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Every year, growing numbers of divers and snorkelers venture in search of turquoise seas, fabulous coral walls, and mythically beautiful marine life. This stunning handbook covers more than 180 dive and snorkel sites across the country, from Bimini to Little Inagua. Full-color photos. Maps.

Scuba Diving Tourism

Author : Ghazali Musa
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This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding and knowledge on this popular international activity. The book examines the current issues central to research into and management of scuba diving Tourism from multidisciplinary perspectives such as health and safety, climate change, policy and regulation and the recreation/leisure context. It further reveals critical management issues of economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts related to scuba diving tourism which extends to the influence of climate change on the industry’s operations and future. This significant volume which conceptualizes the issues surrounding scuba diving tourism now and in the future is written by leading experts in this field and will be valuable reading for all those interested in marine leisure and tourism.

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.

Sport Diver

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Top Dive Sites of Australia

Author : Becca Saunders
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This visually breathtaking book represents the best diving experiences Australia has to offer. Practical information on the best time to travel, essential tips and hints, informative text, stunning photography and locater maps combine to create a top quality coffee-table book. Australia, renowned for its Great Barrier Reef, has incredible marine diversity in its waters - from freshwater sinkhole diving, to temperate reefs and wrecks, whale migrations and tropical coral gardens. No other book on the market showcases all of Australia's diving attractions. The mix of reef and wreck diving ensures that the book appeals to all those interested in exploring the underwater realm, while natural phenomena such as the seasonal whale shark migration and coral spawning are also featured.

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.

New Frontiers in Marine Tourism

Author : Brian Garrod
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'New Frontiers in Marine Tourism' is the first book of this kind to address and analyse this burgeoning tourism sector comprehensively. By integrating aspects such as the sustainability, safety, education, experiences and management of diving tourism the text highlights a variety of pressing topics related to the management of diving tourism, including: * different types of diving locations and their particular characteristics and the geographical distribution of dive locations * the growth and economic significance of diving tourism in destinations worldwide * different motivations and typologies of diving tourists, their learning behaviour, knowledge of marine environments, and their interaction with flora and fauna. * diver satisfaction, attitudes and preferences, education and interpretation, and compliance with regulations * environmental impacts, and aspects of risk and health.

Sport Diver

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Dive the Cayman Islands

Author : Lawson Wood
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This definitive guide features detailed coverage of more than 200 dive and snorkel sites. Situated on the Cayman Trench, a 2500-ft (7500-m) trough which is the deepest part of Caribbean Waters, the three Cayman Islands--Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman--have world-class diving.Every year, growing numbers of divers and snorkelers venture in search of turquoise seas, fabulous coral walls, and mythically beautiful marine life. This stunning series provides: ● Detailed coverage of the world's top diving destinations ● Up-to-date information on individual dive sites● Valuable advice on techniques and equipment● Indispensable information for all levels of divers from novice to divemaster● Handy travel tips and guidance on the best local restaurants and accommodation● Gorgeous, full-color underwater photography● Useful area mapsThe Interlink Dive Guides are indispensable companions for anyone planning a trip to the world's most exciting and challenging dive sites.

Fielding s the World s Most Dangerous Places

Author : Robert Young Pelton
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"Absolutely Fabulous" (Wired). "The single best source for unclassified intelligence information" (U.S. military deployment officer). "A real lifesaver" (Time). The critics rave and here's why: Robert Young Pelton goes where the timid fear to tread -- straight into the heart of the world's forbidden, lethal, even criminal places, and gives readers all they need to know to survive. Pelton reveals the hidden dangers, including disease, land mines, kidnapping, terrorists, mercenaries, mujahedin, and militias of more than 30 dangerous countries. With firsthand accounts of adventures in these places, Pelton provides indispensable information on contacts for rescue organizations, environmental groups, political activists (including rebel groups), training schools in outdoor survival, ice climbing, commando techniques, motorcycle racing, and other white-knuckle pursuits. The World's Most Dangerous Places is everything you didn't want to know about drugs, guns, crime, war, accidents, and uprisings, but should, in one engrossing book.

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.

Dive the Red Sea

Author : Guy Buckles
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With fabulous coral walls and gardens stocked with mythically beautiful sea life, the Red Sea is the stuff of legends. This outstanding guide features full-color photos, maps, and detailed coverage of more than 125 dive and snorkel sites along the length of the sea.