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Underwater Archaeology

Air France Flight 447

On April 4, 2011, a search team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) located the wreckage of the Airbus jet some 3,900 meters (nearly 2.5 miles) below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.

Antikythera Shipwreck

The site of the Antikythera Wreck holds the remains of a Greek trading or cargo ship dating from the First Century, BCE. It is located on the east side of the Greek island of Antikythera.

RMS Titanic

The RMS Titanic was a passenger and mail ship that hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage on April 14, 1912. It remains one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.

Stellwagen Bank

The shallow waters of the Stellwagen Bank create treacherous conditions that change unexpectedly and have led to numerous shipwrecks that dot the seafloor.