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Scuba diving

Author: Monty Halls; Miranda Krestovnikoff
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2006.
Series: Eyewitness companions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An authoritative and encouraging guide to scuba diving, this book contains expert advice and step-by-step illustrations on how to perfect key skills, how to buy and maintain equipment, what the different diving options are and where to find classic dive sites around the world. Covers different types of diving from reef and ice to wreck, nocturnal, and fresh water Shows equipment in detail, from wetsuits and masks to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Halls, Monty.
Scuba diving.
New York : DK Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2006010468
(OCoLC)65400432
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monty Halls; Miranda Krestovnikoff
ISBN: 9780756640637 0756640636
OCLC Number: 242937853
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: The history of diving --
Getting started --
Equipment --
The diving environment --
Diving skills --
Going diving --
Underwater life --
Places to dive.
Series Title: Eyewitness companions.
Responsibility: Monty Halls & Miranda Krestovnikoff.
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An authoritative and encouraging guide to scuba diving, this book contains expert advice and step-by-step illustrations on how to perfect key skills, how to buy and maintain equipment, what the different diving options are and where to find classic dive sites around the world. Covers different types of diving from reef and ice to wreck, nocturnal, and fresh water Shows equipment in detail, from wetsuits and masks to flippers and buoyancy aids Showcases marine life, from tropical fish and manta rays to whales, dolphins and sharks.

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