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    Artificial reef near Miami is cemetery, diving attraction

    MIAMI - About 45 feet beneath the ocean's surface lies a cemetery with gates, pathways, plaques and even benches.

    The Neptune Memorial Reef, which opened last fall, is seen by its creators as a perfect final resting spot for those who loved the sea. They hope that one day the reef will cover 16 acres and have room for 125,000 remains.

    "This is simply as good as it gets," said Gary Levine, a diver who conceived the reef and is now a shareholder in the company that owns it...................
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    Re: Artificial reef near Miami is cemetery, diving attraction

    very interesting, its amazing how man needs to conquer every inch of this planet


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    Re: Artificial reef near Miami is cemetery, diving attraction

    Ok, the headstones, gates etc will provide good structure to hold fish, but I'm wondering about the body decomposing.
    Will that give you any kindof chum or do you still have to bring some?
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    Re: Artificial reef near Miami is cemetery, diving attraction

    "BadlandsViking" wrote:
    MIAMI - About 45 feet beneath the ocean's surface lies a cemetery with gates, pathways, plaques and even benches.

    The Neptune Memorial Reef, which opened last fall, is seen by its creators as a perfect final resting spot for those who loved the sea. They hope that one day the reef will cover 16 acres and have room for 125,000 remains.

    "This is simply as good as it gets," said Gary Levine, a diver who conceived the reef and is now a shareholder in the company that owns it...................
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080510/ap_on_re_us/cemetery_reef;_ylt=AhdjGwtvHxnRRltI_eS8bJMuQE4F
    Lets hope this idea turns out better than the Osborne reef.

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    Re: Artificial reef near Miami is cemetery, diving attraction

    is this where the mob buries there bodies!! LOL

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