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MANDATORY BYLINE: Alexander Mustard / Solent An intrepid British photographer has travelled the world snapping pictures of the bizarre things lying on the sea bed. Diving enthusiast Alex Mustard, 36, has made several strange discoveries while exploring 40 feet beneath the water's surface. His pictures, taken while investigating the insides of eerie ship wrecks, include barnacle-covered motorbikes, once meant for British troops fighting during World War Two. Rusty British trucks also lie forgotten in their watery graves along with rifles that have never been used. And one extraordinary photo even shows the shell of the iconic VW Beetle car, now abandoned in the gloom of the murky water. Alex is from Southampton, Hants. This pic: World War II bedford truck inside the hold of the Thistlegorm. Sha'ab Ali, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea. © Alexander Mustard / Solent News & Photo Agency UK +44 (0) 2380 458800

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Photo © 2013 Solnet/The Grosby Group - Sept 10, 2013 - These photographs appear to show a spectacular underwater world making it ideal for scuba divers - in central Europe. Twelve metres of water covers trees, footpaths, benches and bridges that are usually accessible throughout the year. Visitors to the Green Lake in Tragoess, Austria, that is normally only one metre deep, can leisurely stroll around the picturesque lagoon. Pictured: A diver in the flood water. (SOL)

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