Graphic: Voyage to the bottom of the Mariana Trench At a depth of metres, the Mariana Trench is the lowest point on the surface of the Earth’s crust. And it’s become the focus of an inner-space race between filmmaker James Cameron and Sir Richard Branson
How Deep Is The Mariana Trench, In Movie Terms? Last weekend, James Cameron dived to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. It’s about seven miles deep, deeper under the Earth’s surface than Everest is high.
Record-Breaking Mariana Trench Dive - James Cameron's Deep Ocean Dive, Diagrammed
The Deepsea Challenger submersible begins its first test dive off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The sub, carrying James Cameron, descended to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, at a cavernous depth of miles km).
On March Cameron reached the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. He spent more than three hours exploring the ocean floor before returning to the surface. Cameron is the first person to accomplish the trip solo.
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