Lake Huron is the third largest freshwater lake on Earth. Its lake shore is 3827 mi/ 6159 km long and the average depth is 195 ft/ 59.4 m. Lake Huron and Lake Michigan have the same surface elevation and are technically a single lake. The Straits of Mackinac connects Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Many ships have sunk in the Straits, due to storms over the past years, some of them yet to be found. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve tries to preserve Michigan’s shipwrecks. The preserve contains more than thirteen recognized shipwrecks. One of them is the Martin Stalker.
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Scuba Diving in Frankston Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites and a plethora of excellent dive spots all along this section. Frankston Pier is a very popular dive site, especially for the first time divers as it has no currents.
The average depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum is at 8 m/26.2 ft. Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. Water temperature is up to 19°C /66.2°Fin summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. In addition, the spot is suitable for all divers.
Frankston Pier is home to a variety of fish including blue devil fish, weedy sea dragons and puffer fish to name just a few. In conclusion, if you find yourself in Frankston during Christmas, do not miss an annual Christmas event which called ”The Christmas Festival of Lights”. Note: watch out for boat traffic and fishing lines.
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December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.