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Basic scuba, self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.

Fred M. Roberts

Basic scuba, self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.

by Fred M. Roberts

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scuba apparatus.,
  • Diving suits.,
  • Scuba diving -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScuba, self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
    StatementForeword by Edgar End. [Edited by Eugene V. Connett]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM989 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 p.
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5801549M
    LC Control Number60015136
    OCLC/WorldCa1613750

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The Demo is a great opportunity to try Scuba diving and determine if you enjoy it before booking your ocean dive. NAUI: The National Association of Underwater Instructors.

The Definition of Diving®. NAUI is the world's leading non-profit association of scuba diver training. Event Description Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.

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A white tape across the valve opening means the tank is filled and ready for use.