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Images: "What a Year!"

This photomosaic was created from sonar and photo data taken during Bob Ballard?s Mediterranean expedition in summer 1997. It shows the cargo of a 1st century A.D. vessel that carried heavy building stones packed in at least two layers in a roughly square central section of the hold

This photo was taken in the Jason control van during the Mediterranean expedition.

This image was constructed by Deep Submergence Laboratory Research Engineer Jonathan Howland during development of the photo mosaicking technology. It shows a 19th century Mediterranean wreck site surveyed and imaged in 1995 by the Navy?s NR-1 submarine during reconnaissance for the 1997 expedition