Marine reserve yields old shipwrecks

Marine reserve yields old shipwrecks

There are 8 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Aug 29, 2008, titled Marine reserve yields old shipwrecks. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

When the British whaling ship Gledstanes sank off Kure Atoll in 1837, those onboard escaped unharmed, but the ship was lost to the depths - until scientists discovered it last month.

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HAYNinAK

Anchorage, AK

#1 Aug 29, 2008
What's amazing to me is how clear the water is in the photos. Reminds me of Hawaiian waters 30 years ago.
BobKokee

Kula, HI

#2 Aug 29, 2008
Beautiful place , I hope one day it can be enjoyed by all , not just the goverment............
Linda

United States

#3 Aug 29, 2008
How are the archaeologists and scientists ensuring the protections for the pristine environment and shy and endangered wildlife species of these archipelagos? I was once a scientist working for the protection of these marine ecosystems and am curious as to how such expeditions will affect these delicate and otherwise long untouched islands.
CMK

Honolulu, HI

#4 Aug 29, 2008
Why was it necessary to make this place a monument? The Gledstane wreck and all of the other work could have been conducted without creating a monument to make it a reserve only for scientists. It was available to all (with proper restrictions and regulations already in place) and now it's not. Scientists have already been sanctioned for not following monument rules and regulations.
Okole Maluna

AOL

#5 Aug 29, 2008
Take the Falls of Clyde there!!!!!!!!
tabrah

Honolulu, HI

#6 Aug 29, 2008
Better fix the grammar in the caption on the Gladstone wreck photo.
Snuggles the Cat

Honolulu, HI

#7 Aug 29, 2008
I bet you Jimmy Hoffa is there as well.
Kawailoa

Honolulu, HI

#8 Aug 29, 2008
HAYNinAK wrote:
What's amazing to me is how clear the water is in the photos. Reminds me of Hawaiian waters 30 years ago.
That's because 2 million people don't live there.

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