Dive in. Death is only a breath away &
Just when you thought it was safe & The Mammoth Book of The Deep presents 30 true-life stories of danger, endurance and adventure from this final frontier. Encounter great white sharks, the stricken Kursk submarine, gold salvagers, sponge divers, giant squid, the wreck of the Titanic, Navy frogmen, and bathyscopes in record-breaking descents. These riveting accounts range from the Red Sea to the South Pacific, from the North Atlantic to the Caribbean -- and include contributions by names such as Jacques Cousteau, Hans Hasse, Peter Benchley and Tim 'Neutral Buoyancy' Ecott.
Goldfinder: Keith Jessop -- salvaging the gold cargo from HMS Edinburgh Black Water: Don Camsell -- an SBS training operation aboard a mini-sub goes tragically wrong off the coast of Scotland A Time to Die: Robert Moore -- the operation to rescue the trapped submariners of the Kursk Discovering the Titanic: Robert Ballard -- the world's foremost wreck-hunter on the world's greatest wreck Descent: William Beebe -- the record breaking descent in a bathysphere off Bermuda, 1934 World Without Sun: Jacques Cousteau -- the famous experiment in living for a month on the sea bed...Continua