Deeper into the Pearse Resurgence - New Zealand
Text by Richard Harris & John Atkinson
The grey-white marble passage finally ends at nearly 160m with another abyssal shaft dropping down into the blackness! Rick and Dave alternately push the deeper section of the cave, laying 6mm line from an improvised reel; the dives leap-frogging to 157m, 160m, then finally Rick’s astonishing, record-breaking dive to 177m….

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