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CHRIST STATUE

Christ Statue is a 8 1/2 foot, 4,000 pound bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ that stands in 25 feet of water off of Key Largo, Florida. It is located near Dry Rocks, about six miles east-northeast of the Key Largo Cut, in the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. This reef is a very shallow dome…

JACKS

During WWII, Concrete “Jacks” were placed along Miami’s beach to prevent enemy ships from landing an invasion along South Florida’s Coast. Following the War, these defenses were pushed into the sea, creating an accidental artificial reef which continues to attract fish and coral nearly 70 years later. The Jacks form a nearly continuous line perpendicular…

NEPTUNE MEMORIAL REEF

The most innovative concept in artificial reef design continues to emerge in 40-feet of water, 3.25 miles east of Key Biscayne, Miami. Wrapped in the silence of the clear blue ocean a new reef is evolving. The Neptune Memorial Reef is attracting recreational scuba divers, as well as homeless fish. Neptune Memorial Reef project is…

RADIO TOWERS

The 19 steel and concrete radio towers were sunk in 1988. The pyramids rest in 50 feet of water and each rises about 20 feet from the bottom. There are several other wrecks (Miss Patricia/Miss Karline) and artificial reefs (Rock Pile) nearby. All the large and smaller concrete blocks have created an area where juvenile…

TENNECO TOWERS

Tenneco Towers is an artificial reef created by five oil platforms. Three of the rigs are reachable within recreational diving limits, top decks are 60, 80 and 100 feet depth. The other two rigs are located in waters of 200 feet deep, mainly for technical diving and fishery purposes. Tenneco Towers’ marine and coral life…

THE PIPES

These left over sewer pipes were disposed of just offshore south of Government Cut where they have sort of “stacked up” on top of each other in about 40 feet of water. The growth on the structures is incredible as the open pipes allow uninhibited flow of water and thus nutrients. Oysters, clams, sponges and…

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