Scuba diving in Indiana
Indiana is located in the mid-west region of the United States. It is has a shoreline on Lake Michigan and is bordered by the 4 states of Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio. The state capital and most populated city is Indianapolis.
The climate of Indiana is of a humid continental climate with wet summers and cool winters. There is a distinct variation of temperatures between the north and the south of the state. During the winter, you can expect temperatures in the north of 30f/15f, (-1c/-10c) compared to south which has 39f/22f, (4c/-6c). The summer temperatures are pleasantly warm in the north with 84f/64f (29c/18c) compared to the hot south with 90f/69f (32c/21c).
Scuba diving in Indiana, as with most states it is limited to lakes and quarries. One of the popular sites is France Park, which has its regulation sunken school bus and an interesting fish called the Spoonbill Sturgeon, which can grow up to 6 feet in length and 200lbs. Depth is to a maximum of 30 feer, with visibility of 10/20 feet. Indiana scuba divers tend to travel to dive locations in the neighbouring state of Illinois, such as Mermet Springs, Haigh Quarry and Pearl Lake.
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