James Cameron back on surface after deepest ocean dive
“Hollywood director James Cameron has returned to the surface after plunging nearly 11km (seven miles) down to the deepest place in the ocean, the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific.
He made the solo descent in a submarine called Deepsea Challenger, taking over two hours to reach the bottom.
He spent more than three hours exploring the ocean floor, before a speedy ascent back to the surface...
... This is only the second manned expedition to the ocean's deepest depths - the first took place in 1960.
The earlier descent was made by US Navy
Lt Don Walsh and Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard...”
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