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MH370 search: 1800s shipwreck found during hunt - CNN.com

MH370 search: 1800s shipwreck found during hunt - CNN.com | DiverSync | Scoop.it

Searchers find a 19th-century shipwreck while looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing in March 2014.

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Making Scuba Diving a Career

Making Scuba Diving a Career | DiverSync | Scoop.it

If you have ever thought having a career in scuba diving then this video gives you an insight of what you can expect as a PADI Dive Instructor.199Tags: 

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100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered In Block Of Ice In Antarctica

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered In Block Of Ice In Antarctica | DiverSync | Scoop.it
For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old explora
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Remains of Lost 1800s Whaling Fleet Found

Remains of Lost 1800s Whaling Fleet Found | DiverSync | Scoop.it
NOAA archaeologists have discovered the battered hulls of two 1800s whaling ships nearly 144 years after they and 31 others sank
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Skeleton of ancient warrior and hoard of treasure found in 3,500-year-old tomb

Skeleton of ancient warrior and hoard of treasure found in 3,500-year-old tomb | DiverSync | Scoop.it

US archeologists found the wooden coffin of the unknown soldier on the Peloponnese peninsula, with jewellery, a bronze sword and ivory combs inside

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Sunken treasures from ancient Egypt heading to British Museum

Sunken treasures from ancient Egypt heading to British Museum | DiverSync | Scoop.it

Blockbuster exhibition to feature objects from two lost cities at mouth of the Nile uncovered by underwater archaeologists

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4,000 coins found in Roman treasure trove in Swiss orchard

4,000 coins found in Roman treasure trove in Swiss orchard | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Trove of 3rd century silver and bronze coins dating to Emperor Aurelian’s reign unearthed by Ueken farmer this summer A trove of more than 4,000 bronze and silver coins dating back to ancient Rome, uncovered this summer in the orchard of a fruit...
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Holy grail of shipwrecks caught in three-way court battle

Holy grail of shipwrecks caught in three-way court battle | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The salvage of the legendary San José and its cargo of gold, emeralds and other treasure could be worth as much as $17bn if ownership agreement can be reached The discovery of the “holy grail of shipwrecks” off the coast of Colombia this week has...
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OF course it is.

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Mesmerizing Underwater Photos of WWII Shipwrecks Downed in Canada - Atlas Obscura

Mesmerizing Underwater Photos of WWII Shipwrecks Downed in Canada - Atlas Obscura | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Few people know that Bell Island, in Newfoundland, Canada, was directly attacked during World War II. In 1942, German U-boats twice raided the island in an...
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2,000 Year Old Roman Boat Found at Bottom of Kupa River | Croatia Week

2,000 Year Old Roman Boat Found at Bottom of Kupa River | Croatia Week | DiverSync | Scoop.it
RT @SarahWardAU: 2,000 Year Old Roman Boat Found at Bottom of Kupa River http://t.co/gm6iIeS8Kw #shipwrecks #croatia http://t.co/BwFroNOzlm
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A Civil War Era Submarine, And The 137-Year-Old Mystery Behind It.

A Civil War Era Submarine, And The 137-Year-Old Mystery Behind It. | DiverSync | Scoop.it
In 2001, marine archaeologist Jim Delgado was on a cruise ship near the uninhabited island of San Telmo, in the Pearl Archipelago in Panama, when he heard the tale of a shipwrecked WWII submarine from Japan that was nearby.
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Lefort - Russian wooden battleship (ship of the line), sunk in 1857

Some clipset from working materials, obtained during two research expedition to famous Lefort: Russian wooden ship of the line accidentally sunk during storm in…
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This is truly amazing!

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Portage Quarry closes - Sentinel-Tribune

Portage Quarry closes - Sentinel-Tribune | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The Portage Quarry Recreation Club, for many years a site for scuba divers and beach-goers, closed its doors this month after 37 years.
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Jaw-Dropping Rare Photos Of Amazing People In History - Page 26 of 35 - WorldLifestyle

Jaw-Dropping Rare Photos Of Amazing People In History - Page 26 of 35 - WorldLifestyle | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Photos of historical people you must see.
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Wine That's Aged Underwater Is the Buried Treasure of the Sea

Wine That's Aged Underwater Is the Buried Treasure of the Sea | DiverSync | Scoop.it

I spent a day with a handful of French men in diving suits who were tasked with stashing some of the region's finest wine deep in the Mediterranean Sea.


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Wildlife officials: Manatees no longer considered 'endangered'

Wildlife officials: Manatees no longer considered 'endangered' | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The population of Florida's iconic manatees has recovered enough that the species no longer meets the definition of "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act, federal wildlife officials said Thursday.
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Happy they are doing well, not sure what this is going to mean as far as being able to visit them easily. 

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Calypso set to sail again!

Calypso set to sail again! | DiverSync | Scoop.it
As 2016 begins, Calypso will be getting a whole new life, 20 years after its accident in Singapore! After having explored the possibility of a future for Captain Cousteau’s iconic ship in Monaco, a…
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2,000 year old 'computer' discovered: How tech and shipwrecks are rewriting human history - TechRepublic

2,000 year old 'computer' discovered: How tech and shipwrecks are rewriting human history - TechRepublic | DiverSync | Scoop.it

Using robots, underwater iPads, 3D printing, and other new tech, scientists are discovering shipwrecks that are rewriting our history. Read the inside story of the Antikythera and two other breakthrough explorations.

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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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10Best: Scuba sites to try your first dive

10Best: Scuba sites to try your first dive | DiverSync | Scoop.it
You don’t need to be a veteran scuba diver to experience underwater wonders.
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They missed White Star Quarry. 

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Pictures of abandoned site of 200 scuttled shipwrecks including a WWI armada - Daily Mail

Pictures of abandoned site of 200 scuttled shipwrecks including a WWI armada - Daily Mail | DiverSync | Scoop.it
The historic 14-square mile Mallows Bay site in Charles County, Maryland, is home to dozens of wooden steamships built for the US Emergency Fleet.
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Diver explores under Lake Erie ice - Port Clinton News Herald

Diver explores under Lake Erie ice - Port Clinton News Herald | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Scuba diver Andy Morrison explores Lake Erie shipwrecks, including treks under the ice.
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Gray quarry being developed as a hot spot for scuba divers, search and rescue ... - Kingsport Times News

Gray quarry being developed as a hot spot for scuba divers, search and rescue ... - Kingsport Times News | DiverSync | Scoop.it
Kingsport Times News Gray quarry being developed as a hot spot for scuba divers, search and rescue ...
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Laissez-faire SCUBA (Part 1): How an Unregulated Industry Triumphed | Ricochet

Laissez-faire SCUBA (Part 1): How an Unregulated Industry Triumphed | Ricochet | DiverSync | Scoop.it
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This is a good article. Especially in a world where regulation is everywhere. 

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Civil War cannons raised from Great Pee Dee River

Civil War cannons raised from Great Pee Dee River | DiverSync | Scoop.it
For some, it's a bit like a birthday that's been 150 years in the making.I had 3 children and it's kind of like having a child I guess, they show up and you're happy and sooner or later when the crowd thins out I'll go over and they'll dry my babies out an
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