The Mariana Trench is most known because it is the deepest point on the planet reaching an outstanding 36,201 feet. The trench is found in the Pacific Ocean and the closest country is Guam. Many have tried to reach the bottom of this trench but all have failed due to the intense water pressure and harsh conditions which increases the deeper you go. To put this in perspective humans can only dive 702 feet in the ocean compared to the trench which as stated before is 36,201 feet. This makes it harder to reach the bottom, but a crew back in 1960 made it possible with submarine and ocean equipment. On January 23, Jacques Piccard and the help of the US. Navy descended down to the deepest point of the trench known as the "Challenger Deep."