Mariana Trench: Record-breaking journey to the bottom of the ocean - BBC News

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  • Published: 14 May 2019
  • An American explorer has descended nearly 11km (seven miles) to the deepest place in the ocean - the Mariana Trench in the Pacific.

    Victor Vescovo spent four hours exploring the bottom of the trench with the risk of his submersible imploding if anything were to go wrong.

    The dive was later verified to be 10,972m and Victor became the first person to reach the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean.


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Comments • 6 612

  • M s Dhoni
    M s Dhoni  17 hours back

    Go to the places under water where treasure is available in oceans and bring them back.

    • steve ed
      steve ed  1 days back

      Just been told that at the bottom of the trench they have found round up chemicals down there which is very bad

      • shweta singh
        shweta singh  1 days back

        Record breaking "the plastic bag's. Journey

        • BOSTON BRUINS 12
          BOSTON BRUINS 12  2 days back

          I’m pretty sure at 3:16 I seen a Trojan condom ! Ewwww🥵

          • Denniish060 Ish
            Denniish060 Ish  2 days back

            This scene is copied from the movie "megalodon"

            • Sophie McKenzie
              Sophie McKenzie  2 days back

              That isn't the Mariana Trench

              • Louis Gabriel
                Louis Gabriel  3 days back

                This should be an infomercial to discourage the use of plastic. Shocking.

                • Junelei Dominguez
                  Junelei Dominguez  3 days back

                  1,000 years

                  Plastic waste is one of many types of wastes that take too long to decompose. Normally, plastic items can take up to 1,000 years to decompose in landfills. Even plastic bags we use in our everyday life take anywhere from 10 to 1,000 years to decompose, and plastic bottles can take 450 years or more.

                  • Jessica Heap
                    Jessica Heap  4 days back

                    This is where Selbubb the Deep Sea Dragon lives.

                    • Peter Gibson
                      Peter Gibson  4 days back

                      I have often wondered but how do the fish survive down at that depth and not implode...

                      • Saitama
                        Saitama  4 days back

                        next they ll find *plastic on uranus*

                        • ankit 9119
                          ankit 9119  4 days back

                          Wow !!

                          • Kaye Swift
                            Kaye Swift  4 days back

                            Imagine they were already on the bottom of the ocean then suddenly they ran out of submarine gas.

                            • The Sacc Pancake
                              The Sacc Pancake  5 days back

                              Why is there something calming about the quietness and stillness of the bottom of the ocean

                              • shobo tamir
                                shobo tamir  5 days back

                                🤣🤣fake video

                                • Tym Braithwaite
                                  Tym Braithwaite  5 days back

                                  Is the distance the same as driving 11 km

                                  • Robertson Tirado
                                    Robertson Tirado  5 days back

                                    Two of the oceans deepest parts are US territories.

                                    • winseomniac
                                      winseomniac  5 days back

                                      Mankind: Record breaking journey to the bottom of the ocean
                                      Plastics: Been there, done that

                                      • Hanan Falhan
                                        Hanan Falhan  5 days back

                                        Thats my plastic

                                        • salim harun
                                          salim harun  6 days back

                                          1:01=foolish satanists☺☺😀😁😂😃😄😅😆.

                                          • El Maradopa
                                            El Maradopa  6 days back

                                            Imagine if you had a panic attack at the bottom

                                            • KyferLightning
                                              KyferLightning  6 days back

                                              Plot twist: That wasn't the deepest part.

                                              • TineFangaming
                                                TineFangaming  1 weeks back

                                                Plastic rubbish
                                                [email protected]#&ingbelievable

                                                • Dilshana Pp
                                                  Dilshana Pp  1 weeks back

                                                  Can u explore Bermuda triangle?

                                                  • I_Am_Aadhil YT
                                                    I_Am_Aadhil YT  1 weeks back

                                                    Go to bermuda triangle.. that is the most challenge place..

                                                    • Lone Wolf
                                                      Lone Wolf  1 weeks back

                                                      How the hell that plastic reached there before humans

                                                      • THE BEAST
                                                        THE BEAST  1 weeks back

                                                        It's not a plastic bag, it's a new kind of fish

                                                        • Corey McGill
                                                          Corey McGill  1 weeks back

                                                          Imagine diving 36,037 metres deep into the ocean, wow!

                                                          • eman X
                                                            eman X  1 weeks back

                                                            Moral of the story?
                                                            Plastics are invincible

                                                            • brown soya
                                                              brown soya  1 weeks back

                                                              FRAUD dive

                                                              • Rina Mayuki
                                                                Rina Mayuki  2 weeks back

                                                                Is there a full documentary of this? Thank you!

                                                                • Rina Mayuki
                                                                  Rina Mayuki  2 weeks back

                                                                  Congratulations Sir!! The day will come that the deepest parts of our oceans would no longer be a mystery to us!!

                                                                  Btw. Plastics are so sturdy that even strong pressures can't destroy them.

                                                                  • John Halle
                                                                    John Halle  2 weeks back

                                                                    Engineers designed and manufactured the sub but they are saying to a biologist, "you did it". Typical hypocrisy, when only that guy Victor did was to seat on his fat ass and click buttons.

                                                                    • YouTube hub
                                                                      YouTube hub  2 weeks back

                                                                      Wonderful

                                                                      • jmar28a
                                                                        jmar28a  2 weeks back

                                                                        Are they sure it was a plastic bag?

                                                                        • Joseph Power
                                                                          Joseph Power  2 weeks back

                                                                          who else thought the title said Marijuana Trench

                                                                          • Aditya Nehra
                                                                            Aditya Nehra  2 weeks back

                                                                            Plastic has become omnipresent and omnipotent. In short it has become God for the materialistic.

                                                                            • Ol'Dirty Bastard
                                                                              Ol'Dirty Bastard  2 weeks back

                                                                              Wir kennen nicht einmal 5% der Meere und behaupten der marianen graben sei der tiefste ort im Ozean.

                                                                              • J Chr G
                                                                                J Chr G  2 weeks back

                                                                                Zie de hemel-vaart van het diepste oceaanpunt tor de hoogste waterval trek een diagonaal van top-punt naar put in realisc curvetuur

                                                                                • Sanket Patil
                                                                                  Sanket Patil  2 weeks back

                                                                                  All the people commenting on plastic must had thrown plastic in open at some time or may be still contributing to plastic pollution directly or indirectly...
                                                                                  It's like when you point a finger towards something four fingers are back at you..

                                                                                  • Pets Trains and Sports
                                                                                    Pets Trains and Sports  2 weeks back

                                                                                    God is everywhere.

                                                                                    Plastic too.

                                                                                    Plastic is the new God

                                                                                    • Ntokozo Ndaba
                                                                                      Ntokozo Ndaba  2 weeks back

                                                                                      So no Megalodon???

                                                                                      • Misamotzu Silva
                                                                                        Misamotzu Silva  2 weeks back

                                                                                        so no megalodon?

                                                                                        • The Person
                                                                                          The Person  2 weeks back

                                                                                          I have been told that spongebob's house would be here....

                                                                                          • The Person
                                                                                            The Person  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Imagine if that was your plastic bag u used.








                                                                                            That thing reached far farther compared to what u have achieved

                                                                                            • U G osrs
                                                                                              U G osrs  2 weeks back

                                                                                              imagine recognizing ur own plastic bag on the bottom of the mariana tench ;D

                                                                                              • Jay-cee
                                                                                                Jay-cee  2 weeks back

                                                                                                pacific ocean too.. i want to know if atlantis really exist

                                                                                                • SanVilla lyndem
                                                                                                  SanVilla lyndem  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  Looks like Indian tradition welcome