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Shipwrecks in the Americas

Author: Robert F Marx
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Noted marine archaeologist and salvage expert Robert Marx provides information on the history of salvage; locating shipwrecks; surveying, mapping and excavating a site; identification and dating of shipwrecks and their cargoes; preservation of artifacts; and more. Also, a well-researched guide to every major shipwreck in the Western Hemisphere, from the time of Columbus to about 1825.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
History
Chronology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Marx
ISBN: 048625514X 9780486255149
OCLC Number: 16713900
Notes: "Revised republication"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 482 pages, [36] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The ships --
Early salvors, treasure hunters and marine archaeology --
Locating shipwrecks --
Surveying, mapping and excavating a site --
Identification and dating of shipwrecks and their cargoes --
Preservation of artifacts --
Canada --
The United States --
Florida --
Mexico --
The Lesser Antilles --
Bermuda --
The Bahamas --
Cuba --
Hispaniola --
Jamaica and the Cayman Islands --
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands --
Central America and off-lying areas --
South America.
Responsibility: by Robert F. Marx.
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Noted marine archaeologist and salvage expert Robert Marx provides information on the history of salvage; locating shipwrecks; surveying, mapping and excavating a site; identification and dating of shipwrecks and their cargoes; preservation of artifacts; and more. Also, a well-researched guide to every major shipwreck in the Western Hemisphere, from the time of Columbus to about 1825.--From publisher description.

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