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Serve Coffee in Artistic Coffee Mugs

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 February 2013 )
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Great Cemetery Art Sculptures E-mail
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1. Underwater Cemetery (Miami, USA)

Great Cemetery Art Sculptures

The Neptune Memorial Reef also known as the Atlantis Memorial Reef or the Atlantis Reef is an underwater mausoleum for cremated remains and the world's largest man-made reef (covering over 600,000 square feet (56,000 mē) of ocean floor). The place was chosen at 3.25 miles (either 6.0 km or 5.2 km) off the coast of Key Biscayne, Florida. It is a type of burial at sea and the first phase is estimated to be able to accommodate 850 remains, with an eventual goal of more than 125,000 remains. The man-made reef, located three miles (5 km) off the coast of Florida's Key Largo, opened in 2007 after a number of difficulties, including permits. The reef stretches across 16 acres (65,000 m2) of ocean floor designed as both a home for sea life and "a destination for divers". Cremated remains are mixed into different structures and columns.

Among its residents: 86-year-old Edith Hink of Naples who passed away last year. Her family decided she loved the water so much, they'd try something new. Hink was cremated and buried at the underwater cemetery off the coast of Miami Beach.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 February 2013 )
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