According to a popular news site famous American film director James Cameron set a new record. Sitting in the Solomon Sea, near the island of New Guinea, to a depth of 8 kilometers. Plunge was not immediately apparent, had to make multiple passes. But, in the end, still managed to set a record.
At first dive zhiznesnabzheniya systems broke down, it occurred at a depth of 7260 km, when the record was already very close. Once the system was restored, began the second dive. Then the device from the device refused sonar, so famous record holder had to navigate in the deep sea, relying only on his own vision. Visibility was only 20 meters, so the director had to move at a speed of 1 km / h In the depths of the ocean space James Cameron managed to meet such marine life as benthic crustaceans and white anemones. Upon reaching the bottom, the eminent director saw tan hilly plain.
As reported by sports news, this event champion was preparing for a long time, although this is not the first underwater adventure creator of "Avatar." Not so long ago, in 2010, James Cameron met his 56th birthday, sank to the bottom of Lake Baikal. This event took place under the leadership of the Russian scientist Anatoly Sagalevich then drv "World 1", sank to a depth of 1300 meters.
The plans for the director to dive into the vastness of the Mariana Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean. Its length is about 2550 km and an average width of 69 km. The pressure at the bottom cavity reaches 108.6 MT, is in 1072 times greater than the pressure at the surface of the ocean. According to Cameron, deep depression — this is probably the last almost unexplored areas on the planet. They inspired the director to create the second part of "Avatar", the effect of which will be used on the ocean of Pandora.
James Cameron is reported economic news, tops the list of the richest directors. In the Mariana Trench it intends to reach its deepest point — Challenger Abyss, which is located at a depth of 10,916 meters before it plunged into the Mariana Trench just once. It was January 23, 1960.
In 1960, the depths of the Mariana Trench Marine studied Swiss researcher Zhik Picard and Naval Lieutenant Don Walsh of the U.S.. The study was conducted in the bathyscaphe "Trieste" and it lasted for 20 minutes. Then the researchers could observe a variety of mysterious depths of the sea.