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Undersea archaeology

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Titanic (Steamship) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Underwater archaeology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Underwater archaeology.,
  • Shipwrecks.,
  • Archaeology.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the use of new technology in efforts to retrieve artifacts from the ocean floor, the exploration of shipwrecks such as the Vasa, Mary Rose, and Titanic, and the recovery of the Challenger spacecraft.

    Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Lampton.
    SeriesA First book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC77.U5 L36 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2395531M
    ISBN 100531104923
    LC Control Number87025236
    OCLC/WorldCa16683868

    We can never really appreciate Undersea archaeology book prehistoric people felt when they made their voyages. Ships, agency and power: new directions in maritime archaeology. Water seldom exists in a pure form, it almost always contains dissolved substances, and usually other matter in suspension. The major obstacle facing us was lack of time, for we had an hour or less daily, in two dives, at the depths in which we worked. After taking a look at several different theories, it is argued that it is not necessary for us to move beyond ships and boats.

    Hardcover, dustjacket, pages, mono photographs, line drawings. Since we are at the fag end of an 11, year interglacial cycle, which Undersea archaeology book long since passed its temperature maximum, just how cooly should we receive forecasts of global warming? We needed more efficient methods. Captain Ted Falcon-Barker. It was found by sponge divers, and the first to come upon it surfaced in a state of hysterical panic, babbling of naked women: they turned out to be a shipload of marble statues. The techniques of underwater archaeology are also documented in published works, including a number of handbooks, [48] [49] and Muckelroy 's classic work on Maritime Archaeology.

    To venture onto the Undersea archaeology book ocean in them was often as daring as going to the moon today-to overcome the unbiddable violence of the sea was a marvellous feat. Side-scan sonar image of shipwreck Aid in Estonia. After the last glacial maximum, Doggerland slowly disappeared as sea levels rose, and now lies beneath the southern part of the North Sea. Archaeological science[ edit ] A variety of archaeological sciences are used in underwater archaeology. A variety of contributors wrote chapters for the book and it was edited by George Bass, with an introduction also written by him.


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Structures may be unexpectedly uncovered, or buried beneath sediments. In-situ conservation of underwater structures is possible, but consideration needs to be given to the dynamic nature of the site. A tale of hope, success and immeasurable adventure.

Methods and Approaches For the assessment of maritime archaeology resources, particularly surveys which meet federal review standards, professional training and experience is a requirement.

Follow Us Why Maritime? Undersea archaeology book maritime? See also author' page Robert Burgess. Undersea archaeology book conductivity[ edit ] Water conducts heat around 25 times more efficiently than air. These activities employed side-scan sonar as well as diver visual investigations.

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In nearly 90 palaeolithic artefactsincluding hand axes and the bones of woolly mammoth were found in The Netherlands, having been dredged up from this site. Susan H. This reconstruction pictured above is now part of an educational centre run by the Scottish Crannog Centre, and is well worth a visit.

A maritime archaeology of ships. Two centuries later, spellbound by his uncle's tales of Bellay, the English sailor turned pirate adventurer, and his flagship Whydah the Black Ship underwater explorer Barry Cliffordresolved to salvage the sunken wreckand its plunder.

Thought to have been a trading vessel, this boat would have been used by Romans to carry merchandise for commerce. See also: Hydrostatic pressure The density of water causes ambient pressures that increase dramatically with depth.

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