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IDENTIFICATION OF WOOD FROM THE SALMON RIVER ESTUARY, OREGON

Author(s): Kathryn Puseman

Year: 2011

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A single wood sample from an area believed to be the possible site of the Three Rox shipwreck was submitted for identification. This site is located in the Salmon River Estuary, Oregon. The wood is speculated to be part of an ancient shipwreck. “Amateur British historian Bob Ward has hypothesized the vessel is a Spanish Barque, pirated by Francis Drake on his famous voyage while in Costa Rica, and piloted by Rodrego Tello” (Kutsch 2011).


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IDENTIFICATION OF WOOD FROM THE SALMON RIVER ESTUARY, OREGON. Kathryn Puseman. PRI Technical Report ,2011-051. 2011 ( tDAR id: 380190) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8K073T9


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min long: -124.915; min lat: 44.434 ; max long: -114.28; max lat: 49.468 ;

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Contact(s): PaleoResearch Institute


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