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Two Deaths at One of Indonesia’s Most Dangerous Dive Sites

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The small island of Nusa Lembongam is 12 miles east of the Bali capital of Denpasar. It's a popular destination among divers who come to see mola molas, the giant sunfish that populate the area. But Nusa Lembongam, and especially its dive sites in Crystal Bay, is notorious for the sudden arrival of strong downward currents, so it's really only suited for experienced divers (Crystal Bay was closed temporarily in August 2012 after two divers died in separate incidents during the same week). Dave Eagleray, Undercurrent's webmaster who lives in Bali, says, "It's an extremely dangerous dive area, with rip-roaring currents at times. One time I dove there and, though enjoyable, I did lots of tumbles in the current and wound up separated from my buddy by more than a mile."...

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