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overhead-environment

Overhead environment

In scuba diving, an Overhead environment is a situation where there is not open water overhead, and thus the diver in an emergency cannot escape upwards to atmosphere if his breathing set malfunctions. This can arise in ice diving, cave diving and wreck diving.

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