‘We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes’: A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found
Posted: Sun November 13th, 2016, 12:11 am
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/scien ... p=cur&_r=0
The medieval ship lay more than a half-mile down at the bottom of the Black Sea, its masts, timbers and planking undisturbed in the darkness for seven or eight centuries. Lack of oxygen in the icy depths had ruled out the usual riot of creatures that feast on sunken wood.