Nemo33 - Brussel - Belgium
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44
N 50° 47.765 E 004° 19.030
31U E 592827 N 5627975
Quick Description: Deepest diving tank in the world.
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Date Posted: 3/20/2013 3:48:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMGMJN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 11

Long Description:
The Nemo33 diving pool in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium, has a depth of 33 meters (108 ft) at its deepest point and contains around 2.5 million litres (550,000 gal, 4.4 million pints, 660,000 US gallons) of water. The facility, designed by John Beernaerts, opened on 1 May 2004 and is used for dive training, leisure diving, research and underwater filming.

The water is kept at a constant 33ºC (91.4ºF) thanks to a large array of solar panels. There are two 'basins' and three 'pits', the deepest of which is 6 m (19 ft 7 in) across and drops to 33 m (108 ft). There are underwater 'caves' for exploration and three air-filled diving bells that enable diving instructors to communicate with their charges without returning to the surface.
Water Type: Other

Salinity: Fresh

Access: Other

Maximum Depth: 108

Typical Visibility: Excellent (60+ ft)

Has Reef?: no

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Automobile

Underwater Life: non

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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franketmuriel visited Nemo33 - Brussel - Belgium 8/13/2014 franketmuriel visited it