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Aarhus is an oil tanker which sank north of Moreton Island in 1894 after 122 days of sailing from New York harbor. The cargo is about 50 meters in length carrying kerosene, glassware, wire bails, and alarm clocks. The ship was submerged 32 to 82 feet below the Pacific Ocean.

The Aarhus Dive Site is developed from the first marine oil spill ever happened in Australia. Aside from the vast marine wildlife that is natural in the Pacific Ocean, divers are often fascinated with the timber artifacts of Aarhus. The original cargo back in the 18th century carrying the glassware are still intact.

Aarhus is not only a favorite spot for marine divers, but it has also been a historical landmark for Queensland.
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