Video: James Cameron’s record dive

James Cameron filmed the first-ever video footage of the Mariana Trench
In an image provided by National Geographic filmmaker James Cameron gives two thumbs-up as he emerges from the Deepsea Challenger submersible Monday March 26, 2012 after his successful solo dive in the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean. The dive was part of Deepsea Challenge, a joint scientific expedition by Cameron, the National Geographic Society and Rolex to conduct deep-ocean research. (AP Photo/Mark Theissen, National Geographic)

This clip includes some of the first ever video footage of the Mariana Trench, the deepest point on the Earth’s surface. it was taken by James Cameron in his state-of-the-art submersible at the bottom of the Mariana Trench during his historic DEEPSEA CHALLENGE scientific expedition on March 26, 2012 (a joint partnership between Cameron, National Geographic and Rolex).

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Video Courtesy National Geographic.