Lake Michigan, the second largest of the Great Lakes of North America by volume and the third largest by surface area, is actually the only one located entirely within the United States. Over the years, a large number of ships have sunk in the Straits of Mackinac, due to sudden and harsh storms. The Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve accommodates more than thirteen shipwrecks. One of them is the Minneapolis wreck.
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Scuba Diving in Rosebud 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. Rosebud Pier is a popular dive site amongst dive schools, night divers and photographers.
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. Rosebud Pier is appropriate for beginners and advanced divers alike. An abundant marine life can be observed here, including weedy sea dragons, rays, crayfish, shrimp, octopus and squid. Water temperature is up to 19°C/66.2°F in summer and early autumn months and between 15°C/59°F in winter.
Last but not least, watch out for boat traffic and fishing lines, as the pier is a popular fishing spot.
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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.