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Title: IRON AND STEAMSHIP ARCHAEOLOGY
SUCCESS AND FAILURE ON THE SS XANTHO
By: Michael J. McCarthy
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1475773218
ISBN 13: 9781475773217
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Publisher: SPRINGER-VERLAG NEW YORK INC.
Pub. date: 14 April, 2013
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Series: The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology
Pages: 234
Description: In the early 1980s the author was asked to investigate the newly discovered wreck of the Xantho, an iron screw steamship active off the Australian coast during the period 1848 to 1872, and to develop a strategy to stop the looting that was occurring at the site.
Synopsis: In the early 1980s the author was asked to investigate the newly discovered wreck of the Xantho, an iron screw steamship active off the Australian coast during the period 1848 to 1872, and to develop a strategy to stop the looting that was occurring at the site. This relatively straightforward assignment turned into a long-term research program for applying maritime archaeology to the conservation of iron-hulled wrecks.
Illustrations: XIV, 234 p.
Publication: US
Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
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