Sir Richard Branson

Virgin maverick British billionaire Richard Branson and Jacques Cousteau’s grandson Fabien Cousteau, are taking a submarine down to the world’s largest sinkhole, the Blue Hole in Belize!

Fabien Cousteau

They are taking an Aquatica Stingray 500 Submarine down there, which will be piloted by Erika Bergman

Erika Bergman, submarine pilot and oceanographic explorer

Fabien’s grandfather Jacques Cousteau explored the Blue Hole in 1971 on a scientific sub expedition and that was the last time anyone went down there in a submersible. 

Aquatica Stingray 500 Submarine

Located 46 miles off the coast of Belize, in the center of Lighthouse Reef in the Caribbean Sea, the famous Blue Hole is 407-feet deep and 1,043-feet in diameter

About 100,000 years ago, the Blue Hole was actually an above-ground network of limestone caves. Eventually, it collapsed and became an underwater sinkhole. 

The Blue Hole in Belize!

 

Best of all, you can WATCH THIS LIVE on the Discovery Channel this Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 from 4pm-6pm EST

 

Historic Blue Hole Expedition

https://aquaticasubmarines.com/blue-hole-belize/

 

The Blue Hole in Belize!

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