Christopher Columbus’ flagship, the Santa Maria has reportedly been found, 500 odd years after sinking off the coast of Haiti.
According to The Independent, the famous vessel’s remains were found deep at the bottom of the sea near the coast of Haiti. One of America’s top underwater archaeological investigators, Barry Clifford spewed, "All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly suggests that this wreck is Columbus’ famous flagship, the Santa Maria,"
He added, "The Haitian government has been extremely helpful - and we now need to continue working with them to carry out a detailed archaeological excavation of the wreck." Somewhere, James Cameron's spidey sense is tingling...
Clifford and his team were able to find what they believe to be The Santa Maria wreckage by examining Christopher Columbus’ diary and correlating it with other deep sea discoveries relating to his fleet found around a decade or so ago.
For those born in the 90s or after, they didn't have Google back then y'see.
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