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Most AMAZING Underwater Discoveries Made By Divers!

Most AMAZING Underwater Discoveries Made By Divers!

From millions of dollars worth of gold coins
to ancient cities, here are 8 amazing things discovered by divers. 8. Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon
Located in Micronesia, Truk Lagoon (also known as Chuuk Lagoon) is home to one of the world’s
largest ship graveyards from WWII. In an attack known as Operation Hailstone,
the Allies launched a surprise attack on one of Japan’s largest naval bases for 3 days. Over 60 Japanese ships were sunk along with
275 airplanes and many of the wrecks are perfectly intact. Thousands of Japanese sailors lost their lives
and still remain in their watery graves. It was later rediscovered in 1980 by diver
Klaus Lindemann. For the most part people left the wrecks untouched
as they were said to be haunted. Also because there are thousands of sunken
bombs. The ships were full of cargo including aircraft,
weapons, tanks, bulldozers, railway cars, torpedos, and all kinds of other artifacts. It is now a protected area and a tropical
paradise full of ocean life. This legally protected underwater museum is
open to divers and you can swim around the sunken submarines but be careful not to wake
the dead. Among the wreckage, you can see a perfectly
upright tank, as well as two oddly placed gas masks. It’s popularity has grown and it is now
considered one of the top wreck-diving destinations in the world! You can go on a 7-day chartered trip for $3,195. 7. The Baltic Sea Anomaly
In 2011, the Swedish “Ocean X” diving team was looking for a shipwreck in the Baltic
Sea. While they were searching, a strange object
appeared on their sonar. Fun fact: The Ocean X team are treasure hunters
who specialize in looking for expensive antique alcohol lost at sea! They claim their blurry sonar image shows
a circular object that measures about 60 meters across with features that look like ramps
and stairways. Most scientists disagree, and say that it
is just a geological formation, but since the news broke, many people believe that the
object is a sunken UFO. Absolutely no one knows what this is, and
the guesses range from an ancient submarine of sorts to an alien vessel. Some of the explorers claimed that their electrical
equipment started to fail as they got near the mystery object. What might be the oddest part about all of
this though is that when you look at the “ship” from above, it looks like something very familiar. Something from a galaxy “Far, far away”: The
Millennium Falcon. There have been many artistic representations
of the object, but the actual, real image is very unclear. Supposedly samples of the site were taken
by Ocean X and given to geology professors at Stockholm University. They determined the formation was made up
of mostly granite, sandstone and some volcanic rock and was most likely deposited there by
a glacier thousands of years ago. 6. Loki’s Castle
Loki’s Castle is a hydrothermal vent system located between Greenland and Norway at a
depth of about 2,352 meters (7,717 ft). These vents bring up heat from the center
of the Earth, and are home to dozens of deep sea creatures. Many of which we are just now learning about!! This place has 5 active chimneys that spew
water as hot as 300 degrees celsius!! Discovered by a scientific expedition in 2005,
the vents were found using a remote controlled robotic vehicle. The shape of the vents reminded the discoverers
of a fantasy castle so what better name than Loki’s Castle? Loki was a god in Norse mythology who was
the wily trickster god and the god of fire. Just as fascinating as the field of vents,
is the fact that divers have found 20 new species of critters living around them. Researchers have found several organisms that
they declare are missing links in our evolutionary history. It is possible that life on Earth began near
ocean vents like Loki’s castle. And this may be the case for finding life
on other planets. The government of Norway is so intrigued by
this “castle” that they’re trying to see if they can open up an underwater national park,
where people could go down and explore the field and “castle”. I would go! Would you?? And now for number 5, but first have subscribed
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5. Lost City Of Dwarka
There are many lost cities in the world, and in Hindu mythology, one of the biggest and
most important ones was the Lost City Of Dwarka. The city was built by Lord Krishna, and he
loved it so much that he decided to live there. Modern day Dwaraka or Dwarka, was believed
to be built nearby or on top of the ancient city. The first clear, historical record of the
lost city was from 574 AD. It is believed that the ancient city was submerged
by the sea around 6 times, and modern day Dwarka is the 7th time it has been built. Based on historical records and excavations,
a team of underwater archaeologists and the Indian Navy teamed up to survey the west coast
of the country, where they found the ruins of Dwarka. They found sunken structural remains and objects
and dating back to 3000 BC! For many this city underwater is proof that
Dwarka was real, and it may have indeed been made by Lord Krishna. What other legends might be real? This could just be a diver’s paradise because
not only are there ruins of an ancient city, but the area is also famous for its whale
sharks, sea turtles, coral and sandy beaches! 4. Mariana Trench
We know more about the surface of Mars than the deep sea. And numerous divers have tried to discover
what lies at the bottom. The discovery of the Mariana Trench in 1875
opened up a whole new world for us! Challenger Deep is in the southern end of
the Mariana Trench and is the deepest part of the trench, estimated to be about 10,994
metres (36,070 ft). By comparison, Mount Everest stands at 29,026
feet (8,848 m) above sea level, meaning the deepest part of the Mariana Trench is 7,044
feet (2,147 m) deeper than Everest is tall. The Mariana Trench is dark, and the temperatures
are just a little above freezing. You might think that nothing could survive
in this deep, dark underworld but you would be wrong. In fact, a whole ecosystem lies within this
trench and the organisms have adapted to resist 1000 times the pressure of that at sea level! In 1960, the first and only people to ever
go into the Challenger Deep were two men named Jacques Piccard and Navy Lt. Don Walsh. They went down in a US Navy submersible and
it took them 5 hours to descend!! After all that they were only able to spend
about 20 minutes down there, but their journey would change our understanding of the ocean
and of the Earth forever. However, more recently in 2012, legendary
director James Cameron, broke the record and became the first person to reach the 11-km-deep
valley on a solo trip. He took recording and scientific equipment
with him that the duo from the 60’s could have only dreamt about!! If you haven’t seen his documentary yet,
be sure to watch James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D when you get the chance!! 3. Lost Continent Of Mu
While Atlantis may be the most famous “lost underwater civilization”, it’s hardly the
only one as you know by now!! One of the other famous ones is the Lost Continent
of Mu. This is believed by some to have been an actual
continent in the Pacific Ocean that was sunk after some terrible natural disaster. Like Atlantis, was a land made of technologically
advanced people. Scientists state that there never was a lost
continent called Mu since it would be physically impossible for an entire continent to disappear
in such a short amount of time. In 1987, a diver named Kihachiro Aratake came
upon a very strange rock formation. As he explored, he believed that they were
actually architectural structures, proof of a city that had been swallowed by the sea!! Aratake dove just 20 feet deep into the water
off of Yonaguni Island, near Japan. He describes it as being terraced into the
side of a mountain. Some formations went 100 feet below sea level,
and rose 80 feet up, which seems to indicate that it wasn’t natural. Especially when you consider that it has a
250 foot base. If you’ve seen any of my other videos by
now you know that this is entirely up for debate. Most scientists argue that these are natural
rock formations and are the same kind found above the surface along the coast. But, you know we all like a good story and
some have gone as far as to say that it is proof of the lost continent of MU!!! In any case, it is still a popular place to
go diving because it is a great area to see sharks!! And you know how much I love talking about
sharks!! 2. S.S Central America
The S.S. Central America sank off the coast of Carolina in 1857 when it ran smack into
a hurricane. While that may sound common, the cargo was
not. It was full of tons and tons of gold. 130 years later, in 1987, researchers had
the technology to map and explore the sea floor and that meant that finding shipwrecks
got a whole lot easier!! A research scientist named Thomas G. Thompson
got tons of investors to help him finance his dive in search for the treasure. You’ll want to remember his name but not
for the reasons you might think!! His robot vehicle Nemo brought up more than
$40 million in gold! BUT it turns out that American and British
companies had already insured the ships cargo over 100 years earlier. So, they all decided to divide the treasure
with almost all of it going to the companies. Later on, Thompson’s investors slapped him
with another lawsuit claiming he had never given them their share!! What happened to him? The treasure hunter missed a court hearing
and became a fugitive!! While all the chaos was going on, Odyssey
Marine Exploration, was hired to professionally dive to the site. They found over 2,900 gold coins and 45 ingots,
along with other artifacts and things of interest to scientists like worms that eat wood. They deserve their place in this story too! 1. Apollo 11 Engines
Arguably the most famous space shuttle in history was Apollo 11, which was the flight
that took the first people to the moon. When it launched in 1969, many of its parts
were scattered to the oceans after they detached from the main shuttle. This actually started a mini-race to try and
find them all. Not to be outdone by James Cameron, Jeff Bezos,
the CEO of Amazon promised to recover the F-1 Engines that had powered the Saturn V
rocket that blasted Apollo 11 into orbit. The engines were found 14,000 feet below sea
level off the coast of Florida. Most of the parts were found using radar and
remotely operated deep-sea vehicles. Jeff Bezos declared that the ocean didn’t
give them up easily!! But thanks to his team and to some partial
serial numbers that were found, they were able to conclude they were the real lost engines. Thanks for watching! Can you believe some of the finds these divers
made? Let me know your favorite in the comments
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20 thoughts on “Most AMAZING Underwater Discoveries Made By Divers!”

  1. Our scientist are funny everything they can't explain is natural ,because they don't want to admit there was more advanced ppl in the past !

  2. What ever you do, don’t show pictures of the actual things you’re talking about and be sure to give false information about easy to research topics. No wonder people are so misinformed.

  3. There might be a connection to the 1% of subs that actually come back to view new videos.
    Or rather, the 99% (1.792 million) who decided not to bother watching another mis-information show full of the wrong pictures.
    @5:10 is Lion City china, NOT DWARKA India. PLEASE STOP SUBSTITUTING ancient ruins pictures. Please stop MIS-information.
    Then when you talk about yonaguni, you don't show a single image of yonaguni even though the pictures of the site at yonaguni are MANY. #noexcuse #lazyLIES

  4. If this tittle said "made by diver"
    But why is this video about a diver "discovered" a weird shit?
    Edit: sorry for swearing

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