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Four Shipwrecks Found Off Queensland

Archaeologists have discovered four 150-year-old shipwrecks off the coast of Queensland, and they hope that the find will yield new clues about shipping in Australia’s pre-Federation era. The wrecks are about 270 nautical miles offshore on the Kenn Reefs, a string of atolls that mark the mid-point between Queensland and New Caledonia. The sunken vessels are far from the first discovered at that ...

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