Discoveries: Underwater Archaeology
Harry N. Abrams, 1 sep. 1996 - 175 sidor
The staggering array of treasures that lies beneath the ocean makes the seabed the biggest museum in the world, and for the last 100 years divers have been exploring its riches at a rapid pace. Here readers learn how the science of underwater archaeology has evolved, from the diving bell to the Aqua-Lung to today's marine robots. 204 illustrations, 115 in color. 1 map.
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