Dubai resident becomes first human to traverse deepest place on Earth

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Dubai resident Hamish Harding on Friday completed his expedition to the world’s lowest point and became the first human to traverse the entire Challenger Deep.

He was accompanied by the famed undersea explorer Victor Vescovo.

Harding emerged from the depths of the trench’s Challenger Deep which is 11km deep and 13 times the height of Burj Khalifa. The mission took place in the purpose-built Triton submersible designed to take 100,000 tonnes of pressure at Full Ocean Depth.

Only 18 people have ever dived to the bottom of the Challenger Deep so far. Harding is set to create a new Guinness World Record.

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