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Virtual Archaeology Museum Offers Detailed Models of Historic Shipwrecks

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) opened a Virtual Archaeology Museum that displays video, detailed 3D models and mosaic maps of shipwrecks from the 19th and 20th centuries. Discovered by BOEM in the course of underwater research and oil and gas exploration, these shipwrecks are important submerged cultural resources that provide a unique window into

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WWII B-25 Bombers Found off Papua New Guinea

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover—a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft and associated MIAs from World War II. Project Recover comprises scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University

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First Manned Sub Survey of Titanic Since 2005

OceanGate Expeditions will conduct the first manned submersible expedition to the wreck of the RMS Titanic since 2005. The survey expedition team will use the latest subsea imaging technology and a newly built manned submersible to assess the condition of the shipwreck and document artifacts in the debris field. The exploration team will conduct annual surveys of the wreck in

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