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Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks

Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This week's Monday Map comes to you courtesy of Amazing Maps on Twitter and it purports to show the location of all World War II shipwrecks. I have no idea of its original source or accuracy... although it's probably no more ...
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Hangar of Japan's aircraft carrier sub found

Hangar of Japan's aircraft carrier sub found | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Researchers find the missing hangar of a Japanese aircraft carrier submarine from World War II in the waters off Hawaii.
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Do Ocean Preserves Actually Work?

Do Ocean Preserves Actually Work? | DiverSync | Scoop.it

The U.S. now leads the world in protected marine areas. But are they a scientifically sound strategy?
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Treasures found hidden in Auschwitz mug

Treasures found hidden in Auschwitz mug | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A mug confiscated by Nazis at Auschwitz has been hiding a secret for more than 70 years.
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800-Pound Groupers Making a Comeback—But Not Everyone's Happy

800-Pound Groupers Making a Comeback—But Not Everyone's Happy | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Some Florida fishermen say Atlantic goliath groupers are eating too many fish, but scientists argue the behemoths still need our protection.
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Eight Famous Shipwrecks That Have Yet to Be Found

Eight Famous Shipwrecks That Have Yet to Be Found | DiverSync | Scoop.it
There are an estimated 3 million shipwrecks gracing the bottom of the ocean floor that have yet to be found. These ships tell stories of the people who sailed them, hold answers to why they ended up at the bottom of the sea and some hold untold riches. For the 3 million ships that have …
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How scientists plan to map the entire seafloor by 2030

How scientists plan to map the entire seafloor by 2030 | DiverSync | Scoop.it
We know the surface of Mars better than we do the seafloor. Scientists plan to change that.
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NASA plans to send an autonomous submarine to explore Titan's oceans

NASA plans to send an autonomous submarine to explore Titan's oceans | DiverSync | Scoop.it
This is incredibly cool.
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Helping Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving • Scuba Diver Life

Helping Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving • Scuba Diver Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Kids build confidence through scuba diving, and that can carry over into other aspects of their lives, such as school, sports and personal relationships.
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Cursed Shipwreck Yields Treasure and Human Remains

For 450 years, no one knew where the Swedish warship Mars, named for the Roman god of war, sank in the Baltic Sea. The largest vessel of its time went dow
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Older news but an definite bucket list dive!
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WWII Ship Hiding Mysteries On Pacific Ocean's Floor West Of Half Moon Bay

WWII Ship Hiding Mysteries On Pacific Ocean's Floor West Of Half Moon Bay | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Scientists got a rare glimpse at a World War II aircraft carrier that sank 65 years ago just off the Bay Area’s coast.
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British steamship found beneath Russian Arctic after 139 years

British steamship found beneath Russian Arctic after 139 years | DiverSync | Scoop.it
A British steamship has been discovered beneath the Arctic, where it sank in 1877 while trying to traverse the Northeast Passage.
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Has the real birthplace of King Arthur been found?

Has the real birthplace of King Arthur been found? | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The building at Tintagel in Cornwall dates to the 6th century - the time that the legendary king may have lived, and precious artefacts show the area was home to wealthy people.
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I wish there were castles like this here... I want to find something significant from 1000 years ago.

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New clue on where famous WWII ship sank

New clue on where famous WWII ship sank | DiverSync | Scoop.it
When the 1975 blockbuster "Jaws" first terrified moviegoers, not all of the fear came from the special effects or haunting soundtrack.
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Stonehenge: Green light for tunnel plan

Stonehenge: Green light for tunnel plan | DiverSync | Scoop.it
It is one of the most famous landmarks in Britain, but even an ancient monument like Stonehenge can't avoid the modern problem of traffic jams.
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Roman Sword discovered off Oak Island radically suggests Ancient Mariners visited New World 1,000 years before Columbus

Roman Sword discovered off Oak Island radically suggests Ancient Mariners visited New World 1,000 years before Columbus | DiverSync | Scoop.it

Researchers investigating the mysterious Oak Island, located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, have made a startling announcement regarding the discovery of a Roman ceremonial sword and what is believed to be a Roman shipwreck, radically...


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I would to hear more about this find. Very interesting. 

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2016’s top 10 developments for the world’s oceans

2016’s top 10 developments for the world’s oceans | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Here are the top 10 developments of 2016 that will impact the health and safety of Earth’s oceans. The views expressed are those of the authors.
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In the Deep, Clues to How Life Makes Light | Quanta Magazine

In the Deep, Clues to How Life Makes Light |  Quanta Magazine | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Bioluminescent organisms have evolved dozens of times over the course of life’s history. Recent studies are narrowing in on the complicated biochemistry needed
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HMS Terror Wreck Discovered in The Arctic • Scuba Diver Life

HMS Terror Wreck Discovered in The Arctic • Scuba Diver Life | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Canadian authorities have confirmed that the wreck found in the Arctic’s unchartered Terror Bay is that of long-lost British Navy ship HMS Terror.
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The Saddle Ridge Hoard - is the largest known discovery of buried gold coins that has ever been recovered in the US.

The Saddle Ridge Hoard - is the largest known discovery of buried gold coins that has ever been recovered in the US. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Saddle Ridge Hoard is the name given to identify a treasure trove of 1,427 gold coins unearthed in the Gold Country of the Sierra Nevada, California in
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World's largest pearl sits under a bed for 10 years

World's largest pearl sits under a bed for 10 years | DiverSync | Scoop.it
One of the world's largest and most valuable pearls was left forgotten under a bed for more than 10 years, its owner told CNN.
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Human skeleton found in Antikythera shipwreck

Human skeleton found in Antikythera shipwreck | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Off the coast of the isolated Mediterranean island of Antikythera in Greece lies one of the most puzzling shipwrecks in history. But now the wreck may finally be ready to reveal its secrets.
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Want fries with that? Creepy floating McDonald’s that has been abandoned for nearly 30 years ...

Want fries with that? Creepy floating McDonald’s that has been abandoned for nearly 30 years ... | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The McBarge, officially named the Friendship 500, was a McDonald’s restaurant, built on a barge for Expo ’86 in Vancouver,British Columbia. Moored on Expo grounds in…
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This would be an amazing thing to visit..... as a dive site. 
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Diving Deep Below Arctic Ice to Bring Back Our Ocean’s Skeletons: #bestjobever

Diving Deep Below Arctic Ice to Bring Back Our Ocean’s Skeletons: #bestjobever | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Polar expeditions to explore the ocean are not for the faint of heart. Above the water’s surface, you better be on alert for polar bears.
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Divers find a century-old STEAM TRAIN at the bottom of Lake Superior 

Divers find a century-old STEAM TRAIN at the bottom of Lake Superior  | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Beneath the icy blue waters of North America's biggest lake lies a very surprising wreck indeed: the slowly crumbling hulk of a 106-year-old steam train. And it was only found again in July.
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John Chatterton on the Scuba Obsessed Podcast - Scuba Obsessed

John Chatterton on the Scuba Obsessed Podcast - Scuba Obsessed | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Recording August 4th 2016 at 9pm Eastern Time We are pleased to announce that we will be joined this week by shipwreck huntin

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Darrin Jillson's curator insight, August 2, 2016 12:56 PM
We are looking forward to recording our next podcast with special guest @shadowdiverjc John Chatterton. #wreckdiving