September, 2013. U-Boat team visited the Galápagos Islands – an archipelago of volcanic islands, scattered in both the northern and southern hemispheres in the Pacific Ocean.
The territory (18 main islands, 3 smaller ones, 107 rocks and islets) belongs to Ecuador, they are situated 926 km away from its continental part.
The Galápagos Islands and their surrounding waters are known to be an Ecuadorian province – a national park and a biological marine reserve. The area is famous all over the world for the large number of endemic species, living there.
U-Boat experts carefully studied the perspectives of underwater shooting in the area. And it is a challenge, as unpredictable streams and tough weather conditions won’t tolarate even smallest errors. Immersions in the region require topside preparations!