Publisher: Berkley Hardcover; First Edition edition (June 5, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.2 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
For over 4 a long time, world-renowned diver and treasure hunter Captain Robert MacKinnon has reclaimed sunken caches from the harmful shallow waters alongside Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast. referred to as the loss of life Coast for its treacherous reefs and violent currents, the rocky backside is layered with shipwrecks and untold riches. briefly, a treasure hunter’s paradise. The shipwrecks in those tough waters should be piled 3 deep, and a few date again to the 1700s. Braving strong currents, lethal storms, and jagged reefs, Captain MacKinnon and his diving groups strap on their equipment and zip up their rainy fits to plunge into frigid waters of their look for gold and silver cash, bullion, and ancient artifacts. In Treasure Hunter, Robert MacKinnon recounts the hazards and challenges—both nautical and legal—in exploring shipwrecks relationship again to the conflict of 1812 and earlier than the innovative struggle. As he salvages the secrets and techniques of the ocean, MacKinnon vividly captures the buzz of discovery and conveys his ardour for upkeep within the still-developing box of underwater archeology. A compelling chronicle of modern day event, Treasure Hunter is an engaging voyage into an grand undersea global.