On the deep bottom of the Mariana Trench found trash

Dive into the deepest depths of the ocean turned surprises. No, not at the bottom found the lost Atlantis, or of unknown inhabitants of the deep. During the four-hour study of the Mariana Trench retired naval officer Victor Vescovo piloted a submarine at an altitude of 10,927 meters below the sea surface - is the deepest dive ever recorded. He spent four hours on a day and found ... garbage.

On the deep bottom of the Mariana Trench found trash

What is at the bottom of the Mariana Trench?

The Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Philippines and south of Japan. Dive into the Mariana Trench is part of a series of dives, known as Expedition "Five depths": an attempt to visit the deepest point in each of the five oceans of the world. Vescovo, who himself financed the mission, had already made a dive in the Indian, Atlantic and Southern Oceans. He intends to take the deepest point of the Arctic - the abyss Molloy - in August.

Submarine called DSV Limiting Factor titanium body has a thickness of 3, 5 inches and capable of withstanding extraordinary loads on the ocean floor. It is designed to dive to 16 hours at a time, but it just in case there is a supply of air for 96 hours. Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard first reached the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, Challenger Deep in 1960, the US Navy bathyscaphe "Trieste". Director James Cameron has also been at the bottom in 2012.

Although Vescovo discovered four new species, he also got a plastic bag and candy wrappers. At the bottom of the Mariana Trench, yes. However, the plastic on the bottom of the sea are not the first time, it only recalls the scale of the problem. About 8 million tons of plastic is thrown into the ocean each year, largely washed into the sea by rivers. The UN estimates that by 2050 the sea will be more plastic than fish.

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