Dive the Cayman Islands

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Interlink Pub., 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 174 pages
This definitive guide features detailed coverage of more than 200 dive and snorkel sites. Situated on the Cayman Trench, a 2500-ft (7500-m) trough which is the deepest part of Caribbean Waters, the three Cayman Islands--Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman--have world-class diving.Every year, growing numbers of divers and snorkelers venture in search of turquoise seas, fabulous coral walls, and mythically beautiful marine life. This stunning series provides: ● Detailed coverage of the world's top diving destinations ● Up-to-date information on individual dive sites● Valuable advice on techniques and equipment● Indispensable information for all levels of divers from novice to divemaster● Handy travel tips and guidance on the best local restaurants and accommodation● Gorgeous, full-color underwater photography● Useful area mapsThe Interlink Dive Guides are indispensable companions for anyone planning a trip to the world's most exciting and challenging dive sites.

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Contents

TRAVELLING TO AND IN THE South Shore 141
15
DIVING AND SNORKELLING IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
25
GRAND CAYMAN 37 AND VIDEO 163
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About the author (2007)

Lawson Wood has dived all over the world and knows the Virgin Islands particularly well. An award-winning underwater photographer, he is the author of Dive the Bahamas and Dive the Cayman Islands in the same series. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Founder of the Marine Conservation Society.

Author Nick Hanna has worked for a number of national and international newspapers and magazines and has written close to a dozen guidebooks. Some of the titles include Passport's Illustrated Travel Guide to Singapore and Malaysia; Passport's Illustrated Travel Guide to New Zealand; Crete: Globetrotter Travel Guide; London: Globetrotter Travel Guide; and The BMW Tropical Beach Handbook. In the guide, The Millennium: A Rough Guide to the Year 2000, Hanna focuses on the festivals, projects, media events, and other activities surrounding the millennium. The 264-page pocket-sized handbook also includes a millennium FAQs section and a chapter dealing with different countries around the world.

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