Ilha Grande is the biggest and most well known island of the Green Bay at about 150 km/93 mi in the west-side of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Scuba Diving in Tenneco Towers, Miami, Florida USA
The city is a must-destination for water sports as it provides with easy access into endless sandy beaches with sparkling waters. Miami Beach is famous for hosting a wide variety of activities. No matter what your favorite water sport is, scuba diving is a one of a kind experience.
Tenneco Towers had been used as oil platforms, originally in the Gulf of Mexico. These three oil rigs were placed in their current location in 1985 and since their sunk, they now constitute one of the most popular spots for scuba diving in the area.
The towers represent three different dive spots. The West Tenneco at a depth of 105 ft/32 m, the East Tenneco at a depth of 115 ft/35 m and the Deep Tenneco a t a depth of 190 ft/58 m. The water visibility is good and the sea current is quite strong (2 knots).
Tenneco Towers is a unique dive spot with interesting biodiversity as it is covered many soft corals. You will see large fish and sea turtles swimming in and out the towers. This dive location is suitable for advanced and professional divers only. In order to approach Tenneco Towers, charter a boat with a local guide or school from Miami Beach Marina.
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