High Lakes May Yield Clues to Life on Mars

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: October 27, 2003   View Article

Next month Nathalie Cabrol and colleagues hope to slip into drysuits, don masks, and dive, without the aid of an oxygen tank, into a lake tucked into the crater of a 19,734-foot (6,014-meter) tall volcano on the border between Chile and Bolivia.

If they succeed, they will tie a world record for the highest “free dive.”

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