Lake Michigan is the second largest Great Lake by volume and the only one located entirely in the United States. The lake’s shoreline is more than 1600 mi/2575 km and the average depth is 195 ft/59.4 m. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have the same surface elevation and are technically a single lake. They are actually connected by the Straits of Mackinac, where many ships have foundered due to heavy storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve, located at the northern edge of Lakes Michigan and Huron, tries to preserve Michigan’s shipwrecks for next generations. One of the shipwrecks found is Colonel Ellsworth.
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Scuba Diving in Frankston Reef, 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 Reef is a very popular dive site close to Frankston Pier. The average depth here is at 4 m/13.1 ft and the maximum is at 6 m/19.7 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°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter. In addition, the spot is suitable for beginners and advanced divers alike. Frankston Reef is home to a variety of fish including blue devil fish, weedy sea dragons, leather-jackets, wrasse and yellow-tail scad, 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”.
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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.