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Shipwrecks of the Black Sea

Find out why ancient shipwrecks remain preserved and intact in the basement of the Black Sea unlike any other place in the world. Travel deep into the sea’s dead zone using remote operated vehicles.

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Find out why ancient shipwrecks remain preserved and intact in the basement of the Black Sea unlike any other place in the world. Travel deep into the sea’s dead zone using remote operated vehicles. Discover why Bob Ballard, the famous oceanographer, sought a partnership with the Institute of Classical Archeology (ICA) at The University of Texas at Austin, subsequently hiring graduate research assistant Dan Davis to his crew.

  • Underwater footage courtesy of the Institute for Exploration.