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Archaeology: Underwater archaeology

Study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data, such as architecture, artifacts, biofacts, human remains, landscapes.


Underwater archaeology is archaeology practiced underwater. It is not restricted to the study of shipwrecks, but may also involve underwater dwellings and ports.

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Underwater Archaeology