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Snorkeling/Snorkelling is the practice of swimming on top of water while equipped with a diving mask and a snorkel. In most cases fins are also worn and in colder water wet suits may be worn. Normally no weights are worn. Snorkeling is used to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively little effort and no or little training.
Freediving differs from snorkeling in that the free diver holds his breath to make dives to depth. Free diving is used by spear fishers, free diving/apnea divers or advanced snorkelers.