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Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life - Windsor Star


Windsor Star

Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life
Windsor Star
The nation is home to more prehistoric buildings than modern-day ones, according to its Institute of Archaeology. That ancient appeal draws in backpackers eager for adventure as well as divers ready to gawk at its bustling reefs or plunge into its ...

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Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life - Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life
Vancouver Sun
Water winds throughout the cave, and visitors have to squeeze through impossible-looking openings before being rewarded with the archaeological trove. But don't expect to plaster social media with photos documenting the adventure. Clumsy tourists ...

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Historians, Artists Revive Legacy Of Chinese Shrimp Industry In San Francisco Bay - CBS Local

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:26

Historians, Artists Revive Legacy Of Chinese Shrimp Industry In San Francisco Bay
CBS Local
SAN RAFAEL (KPIX 5) — A forgotten slice of Bay Area maritime history is being revived by a group of artists and historians retracing Chinese shrimp fishing industry in San Francisco Bay. The team has been sailing on a replica Chinese junk to visit the ...

Shipwreck Exhibit at NYS Fair Shows State's Place in Maritime History - WAER

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:21

Shipwreck Exhibit at NYS Fair Shows State's Place in Maritime History
WAER
Visitors to the New York State Fair might have noticed and even stopped by a large tent near the reflecting pool filled with information and artifacts about the state's place in maritime history. Dave White with the New York Sea Grant helped put ...

Q&A: Were Modern Ideas—and the American Revolution—Born on Ships at Sea? - National Geographic

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:07

National Geographic

Q&A: Were Modern Ideas—and the American Revolution—Born on Ships at Sea?
National Geographic
In his new book, Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail, Marcus Rediker, distinguished professor of Atlantic history at the University of Pittsburgh, turns that assumption upside down, showing that many of the ...

Women's Soccer Looks to Improve on 10-Win Season Under New Leadership - Maritime College Athletics

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:26

Women's Soccer Looks to Improve on 10-Win Season Under New Leadership
Maritime College Athletics
Sophomore Jillian Raimo (Islip, N.Y./Islip) will join the team for her first season on the field with the soccer program, following a solid rookie season with the Maritime lacrosse program in the spring. Joining Raimo, as midfielders this season are ...

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Harbor Days sails into Olympia - The Olympian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:09

The Olympian

Harbor Days sails into Olympia
The Olympian
While maritime history is the focus of the festival, which began in 1974 as simply a gathering of all kinds of historic boats, railroads are joining the celebration this year. Tacoma Rail will celebrate its centennial at Port Plaza with a live engine ...
Tug Boat Races Swamp OlympiaNisqually Valley News

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Scientists conclude sun-powered boat trip to find Europe's oldest village - Phys.Org


Scientists conclude sun-powered boat trip to find Europe's oldest village
Phys.Org
Launched on 11 August and completed yesterday, the mission – jointly organised by the Swiss school of archaeology and the Greek culture ministry – aimed to find what could be the oldest village in Greece and Europe. The team was ... 'This cave was ...

'We can be key player in maritime tourism' says MP - Londonderry Today

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:04

Londonderry Today

'We can be key player in maritime tourism' says MP
Londonderry Today
SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed this week's visit to Derry by representatives from US Historical Military Tours who are exploring the possibility of developing tours featuring the city's links with the US Marines, the Battle of the Atlantic and ...

[Event] Maritime Heritage Conference - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:50

The Maritime Executive

[Event] Maritime Heritage Conference
The Maritime Executive
The Maritime Heritage Conference is recognizing the Chesapeake region's place in Civil War history with a lively discussion on the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack. In March 1862, the ironsides, with guns blazing, faced off in momentous naval ...

Panhandle's Shipwreck Trail ends in local waters - Port St. Joe Star


Panhandle's Shipwreck Trail ends in local waters
Port St. Joe Star
The trail was developed in 2012 by the Florida Department of State's Bureau of Archaeological Research with the goal of educating residents and visitors about Florida's maritime history. The trail, which begins in Destin and ends in Port St. Joe ...

Panhandle's Shipwreck Trail ends in local waters - Port St. Joe Star


Panhandle's Shipwreck Trail ends in local waters
Port St. Joe Star
The trail was developed in 2012 by the Florida Department of State's Bureau of Archaeological Research with the goal of educating residents and visitors about Florida's maritime history. The trail, which begins in Destin and ends in Port St. Joe ...

Trending science: Scientists conclude sun-powered boat trip to find Europe's ... - Cordis News


Trending science: Scientists conclude sun-powered boat trip to find Europe's ...
Cordis News
Launched on 11 August and completed yesterday, the mission – jointly organised by the Swiss school of archaeology and the Greek culture ministry – aimed to find what could be the oldest village in Greece and Europe. The team was looking for a ...

ESG Replicates Historic Schooner 'Columbia' - MarineLink

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 23:57

MarineLink

ESG Replicates Historic Schooner 'Columbia'
MarineLink
Decades later, Brian D'Isernia, discovered the original lines plan of the COLUMBIA in the Essex Shipbuilding Museum in Massachusetts, and took the opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream of bringing a significant piece of maritime history back to life ...

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MARITIME HISTORY: 25 Years Ago - Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:30

MARITIME HISTORY: 25 Years Ago
Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News
MARITIME HISTORY: 25 Years Ago. by Jim Wilson — last modified Aug 28, 2014 11:29 AM. There was a big difference of opinion on box handling times at Port Botany 25 years ago and delays were much on the agenda as trucks were waiting an average of ...

2700-year-old shipwreck found in 'fantastic state of preservation' - Tech Times


Tech Times

2700-year-old shipwreck found in 'fantastic state of preservation'
Tech Times
Researchers have found the 2,700-year-old remains of a shipwreck, from ancient Phoenicians, that is in great condition considering how long it has been underwater. This archaeological treasure sunk in waters near Malta, and probably dates back to ...

Health care deal boosts West Coast port talks - The Columbian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 20:29

SFGate

Health care deal boosts West Coast port talks
The Columbian
Doctors and clinics have bilked the health plan of tens of millions of dollars, according to the Pacific Maritime Association, which first made the claim a year ago based on a review of thousands of invoices submitted by medical providers. During ...
Deal on health care aids port contract talksSalt Lake Tribune

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If the NHL expands, which arenas will house the teams? - SI.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:43

If the NHL expands, which arenas will house the teams?
SI.com
​It will be about one more year before the city's brand-new 18,000-seat, NHL-ready venue opens. Ground was broken for the Quebecor Arena in 2012—the design is said to be tied into the Province of Quebec's maritime history, using wood, steel and rope ...

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Maritime Museum Unveils Fisherman's Statue at Fundraiser - The SandPaper

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:12

Maritime Museum Unveils Fisherman's Statue at Fundraiser
The SandPaper
... features thousands of photographs, historical documents and vintage newspaper accounts of New Jersey shipwrecks. The museum features a computerized database and user-friendly filing system of more than 7,200 shipwrecks and maritime disasters.

Northern Sea Route Opens Early - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:07

The Maritime Executive

Northern Sea Route Opens Early
The Maritime Executive
The Global Ice Center at Weathernews Inc.has announced on August 22nd that the Northern Sea Route (NSR) bordering Russia is now open to commercial shipping traffic as of August 21st, 2014. This is two weeks earlier than last season when lower than ...

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