Gold rush follows Nazi grail

A gold urn made for a Nazi party leader has been discovered in a Bavarian lake, prompting a scramble by treasure hunters determined to get their hands on the Third Reich’s long-lost riches. However, getting at any gold that might be down there, may not be so easy:

Toplitz is a byword for everything dangerous in Alpine lakes. After 30ft there is no light, and below 100ft, the water is almost freezing. At 348ft, the bottom comes into view. There is no life at the bottom of the lake because there is not enough oxygen to sustain it.

348ft, fact fans, is 116 metres. Yikes, that’s some serious diving…

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