Greek experts find Roman shipwrecks nearly a mile deep
Two Roman-era shipwrecks have been found in deep water off a western Greek island, challenging the conventional theory that ancient shipmasters stuck to coastal routes rather than risking the open sea, an official said Tuesday.
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#1 Jun 2, 2012
The theory is neither proved nor disproved by the evidence. Storms can blow ships miles off course and therefore must be a condition taken into account when analysing such wrecks.
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