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Colombia to send deep-water expedition to explore 300-year-old shipwreck thought to hold treasure

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s government on Friday announced plans for a deep-water expedition to explore the mythical galleon San José, sunk in the 18th century in the country’s northern Caribbean and believed to contain cargo valued at billions of dollars. It is the first phase of a scientific research into deep waters that aims at collecting information to determine which pieces are suitable and…

Amelia Earhart plane crash: Air Force vet is ‘certain’ images are history’s most fascinating wreck

For 89 days, Tony Romeo and his team had nothing to show for their three-month expedition to find Amelia Earhart‘s missing plane. On day 90, they may have made the discovery of a lifetime. Sonar images from 16,000 feet under the ocean captured what Romeo is “certain” is the key to one of the country’s most fascinating mysteries. “We were frustrated. We were disappointed, and…

Ocean exploration company believes it may have found Amelia Earhart’s wrecked plane: ‘We’re all hopeful’

A South Carolina-based ocean exploration company says that it may have found the airplane that Amelia Earhart flew on her ill-fated 1937 expedition. Deep Sea Vision CEO Tony Romeo said he believes that the airplane-shaped object that his company captured in a sonar image is Earhart’s Lockheed 10-E Electra. Earhart was trying to become the first woman to successfully complete a circumnavigational flight of the…

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