"The vast hidden world of sunken treasure."
With less than 2% of the world's ocean depths explored to date,
a myriad of unimagined mysteries and treasures await discovery.
Treasure Lost at Sea chronicles the excitement of underwater
archaeology and search for treasure. The book recounts the major
periods and geographic locations of shipwrecks.
Chapters include: The classical world Scandinavian shipwrecks
The age of discovery The Spanish galleons Bermuda, graveyard of
ships Privateers, pirates and mutineers Deep-water shipwrecks
(Bismarck, Titanic, and others) Port Royal: The sunken city
The lively text details the potential treasure as well as the
political turf wars, technological limitations, and forces of
nature that threaten any mission's success.
Humanity's long history of exploration, civilization, trade and
war is littered with sunken vessels. Colorful and richly
illustrated, Treasure Lost at Sea will inspire a new generation of