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 United States of America

North America

Location: North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Geographic coordinates: 38° 0' N, 97° 0' W
Coastline km: 19,924 km km
Climate: Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January and February by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains
Terrain: Vast central plain, mountains in west, hills and low mountains in east; rugged mountains and broad river valleys in Alaska; rugged, volcanic topography in Hawaii
Elevation: lowest point: Death Valley -86 m highest point: Mount McKinley 6,194 m
Natural hazards: Tsunamis, volcanoes, and earthquake activity around Pacific Basin; hurricanes along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts; tornadoes in the midwest and southeast; mud slides in California; forest fires in the west; flooding; permafrost in northern Alaska, a major impediment to development
Currency: US dollar (USD)
Population: 295,734,134 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)
Capital: Washington, DC
Divisions: 50 states and 1 district*; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia*, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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Zones (44) Dive sites Sub zones
Alabama 4 0
Alaska 2 0
Arizona 7 1
Arkansas 2 0
California 222 21
Colorado 5 0
Connecticut 2 0
Florida 206 17
Georgia 43 0
Hawaii 67 7
Idaho 4 0
Illinois 7 0
Indiana 2 0
Iowa 1 0
Kentucky 3 0
Maine 8 0
Maryland 3 0
Massachusetts 40 2
Michigan 29 2
Minnesota 3 0
Missouri 5 0
Montana 4 0
Nevada 4 0
New Hampshire 6 1
New Jersey 8 4
New Mexico 2 0
New York 25 1
North Carolina 133 5
Ohio 5 0
Oklahoma 5 0
Oregon 10 0
Pennsylvania 10 0
Rhode Island 4 0
South Carolina 146 5
South Dakota 1 0
Tennessee 3 0
Texas 24 3
Utah 11 0
Vermont 4 0
Virginia 37 1
Washington 29 0
West Virginia 1 0
Wisconsin 4 0
Wyoming 3 0

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Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Fairview lake - / -
5 m 11 m All divers
S.S. Dominator - / 1
15 m 25 m All divers
Siskiyou Lake - / -
4 m 12 m All divers
Whiskeytown Lake - / -
7 m 15 m All divers


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Spiegel Grove
United States of America

The Duane Wreck
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The Duane Wreck
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U S S Oriskany
United States of America

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USS Vandenburg
By tweedleduh02
Sep 14, 2013
USS Vandenberg First Keys Trip Ever -
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Commercial Pier Reef
By C.Wallace
Jul 20, 2013
Anglins Pier - Fun dive for sure, but there was really heavy surface currents.  This dive was during low tide with the tide begining to come in.  Plenty of fish too see and neat coral formations.  There is a shower located next to the beach entr
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USS Vandenburg
By truktjs
Jun 17, 2013

The Trench
By tweedleduh02
Jun 16, 2013
First Dive -

Mala Wharf
By foresterab
Apr 24, 2013

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Trip: First Dives Trip
By orlandosjm
From Sep 28, 2012 to Sep 30, 2012
First dives trip.  Drove down to get my final certification with Dive and Surf World, Orlando, FL

Trip: Miami 2010
By eritland
From Jun 9, 2010 to Jun 13, 2010
AIA convention
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Trip: Stateside Trip
By johnvic
From Mar 27, 2010 to Apr 10, 2010
Stayed at Tranquility Bay Resort, Marathon, FL Dived with Tilden's Scuba Center Dived with A Deep Blue Dive

Trip: Maui 2010
By eritland
From Feb 12, 2010 to Feb 19, 2010

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Trip: Cancun - Fort Lauderdale
By ElTorres
From Jan 21, 2010 to Jan 30, 2010



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