First saturation dive under polar ice

Last updated: February 10, 2019 at 19:12 pm

Jim English (Memorial University, Canada) and Bob Wicklund (Manager of Hydrolab, USA) — Arctic IV Expedition led by Dr. Joe MacInnis in Resolute Bay, Nunavut (Canada), May 12-13 1974. The same expedition also resulted in the first mixed gas dives under polar ice.

Arctic IV | National Film Board of Canada
Jim English | Hydrolab (co-record holder)

Watch Arctic IV documentary | National Film Board of Canada (1975)

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