The scientific study of the material remains of submerged human habitations and other man-made structures, both those originally on land but now under water and those created at the water's edge and partly submerged, such as ports.
Port Royal Project
Report on the results of the underwater archaeology of Port Royal, Jamaica, which was one of the largest towns in the English colonies during the late 17th-century.
Roman Salt Ports
David Bloch discusses the importance of salt sources and routes to the Romans, suggesting that Ostia's salt-beds were crucial to its siting. Also mentions the Romano-British Fenland and sea-level changes.
Scottish Crannog Centre
A reconstruction of a lochside dwelling over 2,500 years old was built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology at Loch Tay, Perthshire. Photographs and visitor information. 3D virtual crannog requires VRML2 (free download available.)
Stone Monuments or Natural Geology?
Stone terraces of unknown origin off the coast of Japan, as featured on the Laura Lee Show. Photographs from the eight sites discovered.
Underwater Archaeology of the Black Sea
Crimean coastal survey in 1997 by the Underwater Archaeology Research and Training Center of Kiev University. Illustrated maritime history of the Black Sea; project design.
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