Monday, July 25, 2011

Special thanks to Victor Mastone for sending in news item

1. Take the Plunge—Protect Australia’s [underwater cultural] Heritage:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Take-the-Plunge/160123020672448#!/pages/Take-the-PlungeProtect-Australias-Heritage/106503246113620

2. One track, two tracks, three tracks, four? The rail on the Port MacDonnell Jetty:
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2011/07/25/one-track-two-tracks-three-tracks-four-the-rail-on-the-port-macdonnell-jetty/#more-1417

3. Pearl Harbor skull may be Japanese pilot’s:
http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/world/article/566576–pearl-harbor-skull-may-be-japanese-pilot-s

4. Elixir: A Human History of Water by Brian Fagan:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/8637678/Elixir-A-Human-History-of-Water-by-Brian-Fagan.html

5. Luther assistant professor Davis begins four-month expedition aboard the “Nautilus”:
http://www.luther.edu/headlines/?story_id=342424

6. Conservator tells how artifacts from Blackbeard shipwreck are handled:
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110721/ARTICLES/110729913/1004/sitemaps

7. Shipwreck discovered in Nantucket Sound:
http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110718/NEWS/107180310&emailAFriend=1

8. Treasure trove of cultural relics found in ancient sunken ship:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/7443765.html

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University