This coffee table book features around 60 of the world's top diving locations. Aimed at both the experienced and amateur diver, sites have been chosen for their beauty and uniqueness, and the quality of their underwater life. The book is divided into the world's great oceans, and a two page introduction explores the differences between them and the contrasting marine species they embrace. Each dive location comes complete with a locator map which places the map in a global context and an information panel with details of how to get there; climate and water temperature; visibility an type of marine life; dive skills and permits required. The text describes above-water and underwater physical aspects of the region, its beauty, its reefs, the type of dive experience, corals and marine life.