James Cameron reaches the seabed of the Mariana Trench, becoming deepest solo diver in history
Western Pacific Ocean

Sun Mar 25, 2:59 p.m. PST: +BBC News reports that Titanic director James Cameron has plunged nearly seven miles down to the deepest place in the ocean, the Mariana Trench.

He made the descent alone in a miniature submarine kitted out with cameras and lights so he can film the deep.

This is only the second manned expedition to this ocean's deepest depths - the first took place in 1960. The earlier descent was made by US Navy Lt Don Walsh and Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17503395

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