Coldest underwater artist
Last updated: September 7, 2017 at 12:52 pm
≤-1°C (30°F) – On July 5, 2013, Jean-Louis Courteau (Canada), made an artistic drawing of a wreck and its surrounding environment at a depth of 21 m (70 ft) off the town of Godbout, Québec. In 1978, Parks Canada archaeologists wearing heated drysuits drew outlines and artefacts of Basque shipwrecks in Red Bay, Labrador. Water temperatures during the excavations reached as low as -1.8°C (28.7°F).
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