Longest cave penetration dive (DPV)

Last updated: January 18, 2020 at 20:55 pm

8,800 m (28,871 ft) — British-led team of divers (Jason Mallinson, Rick Stanton, John Volanthen, and Dutch caver René Houben), September 2010, Pozo Azul cave system (Spain). It took the team 50 hours to complete the dive including two nights camped deep underground.

Cave Diving Group (CDG)

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