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Exploration of a steamship wreck off Amee shoals, Goa, India: A preliminary report
(The Nautical Archaeology Society, 2010)
Recent explorations off Amee shoals, Goa, have brought to light the remains of a steel-hulled steam-engine shipwreck, scattered over a large area. Though sparse and heavily salvaged, this site represents the first discovery ...
Geochemical and mineralogical analysis of stone anchors from west coast of India: Provenance study using thin sections, XRF and SEM-EDS
Stone anchors have been recovered along the Indian coast as a part of the maritime archaeological studies at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India. Study of stone anchors provides clues to understand the ...
Was the Rann of Kachchh navigable during the Harappan times (Mid-Holocene)? An archaeological perspective
(Current Science Association, 2013)
The Kachchh region, presently, is one of the difficul t areas in the Indian subcontinent for human settlement due to harsh climate, scanty rainfall and hence no scope for agriculture production. However, the region was ...
Coastal Archaeological Explorations on the Eastern Margin of the Little Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat
(The Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies (ISPQS), 2019)
A coastal archaeological exploration was carried out on the eastern margin of the Little Rann of Kachchh to document the ancient remains of coastal settlements, port installations and any other aspects related to maritime ...
Archaeology of lighthouses along the Indian coast with reference to a lighthouse at Kodinar, Gujarat
(Indian Archaeological Society, 2011)
A lighthouse is an important aid for navigation and they are in use for the past 2500 years The archaeological remains of light houses are meagre in India and the earliest remains are not dated earlier than the medieval ...
Shoreline changes along Tamil Nadu coast: A study based on archaeological and coastal dynamics perspective
Available geophysical survey data confirm submergence of a large area comprising of building complex, which are possible remains of a submerged township A global sea level rise estimate of 1-2 mm per year would inundate ...
Ancient technology of jetties and anchorage system along the Saurastra coast, India
(Primus Books, 2016)
This chapter tries to bring out the ancient technologies opted for the anchorages on jetties and ports of Saurastra, Gujrat
Ancient anchorage systems in India with reference to the Gujarat coast
(Darshak Itihas Nidhi, 2011)
The Indian coast, with a long history of maritime activities, has been dotted with several ancient ports. The evidence for this exists in port-related structures on the shore and in relics lying in the sea adjacent. Marine ...
Small protohistoric sites (fishing villages?) on the saurashtra coast, West Coast of India
During the maritime archaeological explorations a few sites of protohistoric in nature have been noticed along the saurashtra coast. the trial excavations of a few sites namely Bet Dwarka and Bhokhira on the western ...
Marine Archaeological Explorations at Kulasekharapattinarn and Manapad Region, Tamil Nadu
(Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, 2015)
Maritime activities along the Tamil Nadu date back to the second half of the 1st millennia BC and a large number of port towns developed all along the Tamil Nadu coast. The coastal and offshore explorations have yielded a ...