Under ice [Variable weight]
Last updated: April 7, 2019 at 2:06 am
70 m (230 ft) — Éric Charrier (France), Lake Témiscouata, Québec, Canada, March 28, 1997. Charrier used a ballast weight and a balloon on a weighted cable. Total dive time: 1 min 59 sec. The event also produced a record (no longer valid) for the deepest scuba dive under ice at 72 m (236 ft).
This is not the absolute record for the deepest dive by a human under ice [Freshwater | Ocean | CCR | Open-circuit].
Witnessed by Diving Almanac & Book of Records official
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