Haiti - UNESCO says Columbus Santa Maria Shipwreck needs further Investigation


Columbus Flagship Santa Maria - Shipwreck found in Haiti
A shipwreck off the coast of Haiti believed to be he lost remains of the Santa Maria, the flagship of Christopher Columbus, requires further investigation according to a team of experts from The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Also read: Shipwreck found off Haiti Coast may be Christopher Columbus' flagship Santa Maria

Xavier Nieto Prieto, the former head of the Spanish National Museum on Underwater Archaeology, led the UNESCO team in examining the wreck off Haiti's northern coast and collected samples as part of the investigation.

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Antoine Georges investigations should have been conducted years ago. This a very important cultural landmark for historical and touristic point of view.
Reply · September 28 at 9:57 PM
Antoine Georges investigations should have been conducted years ago. This a very important cultural landmark for historical and touristic point of view.
Reply · September 28 at 9:57 PM
Ghislaine Decayette Well it would be a tremendous find, if it's the right ship. The only thing that I'm afraid of, is that some of these people (white people)are... see more
Reply · September 25 at 5:36 PM

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