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Précontinent II in Sudan

Précontinent II is the last visible reminder of a series of three French underwater habitats built between 1962 and 1965. Developed by the world-famous oceanography pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the underwater "village" was supposed to be proof that it's possible for humans to live underwater without interruption for extended periods of time, at increasing depths. The habitats were also built to explore the underwater world and conduct research for the petrol industry which financed the project.
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