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Three-Dimensional Structural Recording of HMS Investigator at 74° North (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jonathan Moore. Ryan Harris. George Bevan. Michael Fergusson.

Given the excellent state of preservation of the Investigator, three-dimensional hull recording was a key aim of the 2011 survey. At the outset this posed significant logistical and archaeological challenges on account of the site’s remoteness and uncertainty over how much diving time would be achievable (if at all) due to ice cover. The project team travelled to the far north prepared for a range of methods from standard hand mapping to a novel underwater three-dimensional laser scanner. This...