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Underwater investigations off Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2004)
Mahabalipuram, the famous centre of Pallava art and architecture, is situated on the coast of Tamil Nadu, India. The local traditions and the foreign accounts vividly refer to the submergence of six temples out of seven ...
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 ...
Onshore and near shore explorations along the southern Tamilnadu coast: With a view to locating ancient ports and submerged sites
(Sharada Publishing House, 2006)
Tamilnadu coast is dotted with several ancient ports. An onshore exploration was carried out along the southern Tamilnadu coast and located several medieval ports near Nagarcoil and in Rameswaram island which include Puttan ...
Anchors from Goa waters, central west coast of India: Remains of Goa's overseas trade contacts with Arabian countries and Portugal
(The Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Inc, 2003)
Underwater explorations have been initiated in Goa waters since 1997 for locating shipwrecks. These explorations brought to light the Indo-Arabian type of stone anchors from Sunchi Reef and Grande Island, a unique type of ...
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 ...
Ancient Dwarka: Study based on recent underwater archaeological investigations
Dwarka, one of the best-studied underwater sites in India, has commanded much attraction, also because the site is considered as one of the sour Dhamas (sacred place for pilgrimage) of the Hindu religion. According to ...
Exploration of steam engine wrecks off Minicoy Island, Laksadsweep, India
(Academic Press, 1998)
The Minicoy Atoll is crescent-shaped with a long, narrow strip extending northwards. The lagoon is, as in all the Lakshadweep Islands, towards the west, having a depth of more than 12 m. The shelf on the eastern side is ...
Historical period stone anchors from Vijaydurg on the west coast of India
(The Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Inc., 1998)
Stone anchors are the primary antiquites in marine archaeological studies. Evidences of their evolution are noticed in India since 2500 B.C. A number of stone anchors have been recovered during the recent marine archaeological ...
Underwater explorations off Poompuhar - 1993
(Society for Marine Archaeology, India, 1995)
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 ...