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Watercraft Abandonment in Australia

Nathan Richards

in Ships' Graveyards

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032573
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039541 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032573.003.0005
Watercraft Abandonment in Australia

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This chapter discusses the distribution of abandonment areas and the environmental, economic, and historical events that have contributed to the formation of vessel discard sites. On a regional level, some major historical events are the main cause of the changes in discard trends.

Keywords: distribution; abandonment areas; vessel discard; regional level; discard trends

Chapter.  11285 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Underwater Archaeology

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