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Devils Lake North Shore

Go past the visitors center, and take an immediate right just past the railroad tracks. Stage at the far end of the last parking lot. Entry is over the railroad tracks and down the rock wall. Backswim south to about the 3rd telephone pole and descend into ~13’/4m of water.

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Devil's Lake South Shore

Search for Cottage Grove Rd in Baraboo to get to this site. There’s a small parking area to the left just before the road goes uphill. Lake entry is to the right. Back swim north to just past the fourth cabin where the water is about 13’. Continue the dive heading north, staying close to the rocks.

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Big Blue

Big Blue is a quarry located in Lester Milligan Park in Mason City Iowa. The quarry is on the South West side of town approximately 2 miles North of IA-27. There are several places to park for an easy shore entry.

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Pearl Lake

Pear Lake is located at 1220 Dearborn Ave Hwy 251 South Beloit, IL 61080. The quarry is a great place to do training dives and brush up on your scuba skills. The quarry is only available to Dive Shops and their divers so you’ll have to go there with a dive shop.

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Prins Willem V

The Prins Willew V is a 258ft/78m freighter sitting in about 70ft/21m of water. Built in 1948, it sank in 1954 with a cargo of Hides, outboard motors, tv tubes, aluminum kitchen ware, horsetail hair, hog casings, printing press, machine tool parts, canned fish, fruit milk and vegetables. Plus many other items.

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Three Oaks Recreation Area

Three Oaks Recreation Area is a 300 acre quarry. Diving is only allowed in the designated area which is about 3 acres in size. Max depth is 45 ft. Visibility ranges from 40 to 10 feet, depending on the time of year.

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The Madeira (Wreck)

The deck plates of this wreck sits at 15ft-30ft, the main wreck is at 40ft-130+ft depth and the pilothouse is at 75-80ft. There is a drop-off to the Eastern wall that goes beyond 300ft. The Madeira sank November 28, 1905. It has a total length of 436 ft (133 m) and the beam is at 50 ft (15 m).

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Seagull Cove

15-135ft Old river bed? Center rock chute with side shallow box canyons to the east. Large drop off to the east as well.Center rock/sand chute has 40+ old barrels (old school batteries ?) and about a dozen square lead acid batteries, possible from old materials disposed of from island’s light beacon.

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SS Hesper (Wreck)

The SS Hesper sits 40ft-50ft out from the Silver Bay marina breakwater wall. Two sections of the wreck are about 30 feet from each other with scattered wreckage. The rudder is just south of the underwater mooring block. This wreck sank on 4 May 1905.

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Black Sand Beach

0-80+ ft wall on island, then further drop-off out in the lake.Black sands are iron ore tailingsAncient underwater river bed and 4 billion year old lava flows

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