Deepest dive under ice [Ocean | Open-circuit]
Last updated: February 16, 2018 at 15:33 pm
102 m (335 ft) – Maxim Astakhov and Alexander Gubin of the Russian Geographical Society dove to the record depth near Arkhangelsk in the White Sea on March 5, 2016.
The dive to 102 m (335 ft) in the Barents Sea was not the absolute depth record under ice, nor was it the deepest dive ever conducted above the Arctic Circle, as is claimed in the video news report below.
Russian Geographical Society
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