Longest deep cave penetration [Women]
Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 3:14 am
Jill Heinerth (Canada) made a 3,050 m (10,000 ft) cave penetration at a depth of 91 m (300 ft) during a science and mapping dive at Wakulla Springs in 1999. The dive included 5 hours at 91 m (300 ft) followed by 16 hours of decompression. The dive took place during the Wakulla2 expedition (US Deep Caving Team).
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