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8SL17: Natural Site - Formation Processes of a Multiple - Component Underwater Site in Florida: Submerged Cultural Resources Special Report (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Larry E. Murphy.

In the 1960s, commercial treasure salvors of 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet shipwrecks off the east coast of Florida encountered prehistoric artifacts and extinct animal fossils. At first the salvors believed the material to be wreck-related, but later examination by archeologists indicated it was not associated with the wreck. In 1976 Florida archeologists considered the possibility that the shipwreck might lie over an inundated terrestrial site. In 1978 fieldwork was conducted to determine the...