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he Santa Maria, May Have Been Found Off The Coast Of Haiti

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Rowan
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he Santa Maria, May Have Been Found Off The Coast Of Haiti

Postby Rowan » Tue May 13th, 2014, 2:56 pm

For any of you early American history buffs...

A shipwreck off the coast of Haiti may be the Santa Maria, the long lost flagship of Christopher Columbus and one of the three ships that reached the Americas in his 1492 expedition.

“All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly suggests that this wreck is Columbus’ famous flagship, the Santa Maria,” expedition leader Barry Clifford told The Independent newspaper.

His team found and photographed the wreck 10 years ago, but did not realize what it was until recently, the paper reported.


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Postby Misfit » Tue May 13th, 2014, 4:58 pm

Cool, thanks for sharing.
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