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Wreck Hunter

Terry Dwyer

There are over 10,000 known shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia, this book explores why there are so many, where they are located and how to go about finding them. Learn about the latest in cutting edge technology and high tech sophisticated electronic equipment that is used to find shipwrecks. Enter the mysterious world of the shipwreck diver and learn about the emerging and fascinating business of shipwreck exploration. In a clear and easy style, the author educates the reader in stories of shipwrecks, and the skills, techniques and technology used by the modern day wreck hunters to find them. He shares a wealth of knowledge and personal tips on how to research, locate and document shipwrecks and he brings the reader up to date on the current laws and regulations that govern shipwreck salvage and treasure hunting in Nova Scotia.

The author also offers the reader an in depth look into the sport of scuba diving and what to look for on a scuba course. If you are not already a scuba diver, after reading this book you will want to become one. For readers who are already divers, he shares some personal insights about the procedures and techniques of boat diving - the ideal way to access and discover some of Nova Scotia’s greatest shipwrecks. Other topics he covers include scuba tourism, treasure hunting, underwater video, GPS navigation, diving from a Zodiac inflatable, and much more

Second Printing July 2008

ISBN : 1-895900-67-0

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