沉船

失事船舶的残骸

沉船輪船沉沒後的殘骸,可因海难、軍事行動等原因做成。1999年1月,有研究估計全球有約三百萬艘沉船[1],並獲联合国教育、科学及文化组织[2][3]及其他組織支持[4]

鐵達尼號船首,於1985年首次發現

較有歷史的沉船常受沉船考古學研究,以便了解當地的民土風情。沉船亦為休闲潜水的常見目的地。部分沉船上則有貴重貨物可供打撈。超過一百年的沉船受聯合國教科文組織水下文化遺產保護公約英语UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage保護[5]

參見编辑

參考資料编辑

  1. ^ Angela Croome (January 16, 1999). “Sinking fast”, New Scientist, Volume 161, Issue 2169, pp. 49.
  2. ^ “Sinking fast”, Marine Industrial Technology, 1 and 2/1999, Emerging Technology Series, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, pp. 58.
  3. ^ Lucia Iglesias Kuntz (June 12, 2002), “UNESCO urges the Americas to join the underwater heritage convention”, UNESCO Media Services.
  4. ^ Lisbon Resolution”, Society for Historical Archaeology Newsletter, Summer 1999, Volume 32, Number 2, pp. 31.
  5. ^ UNESCO (编). Convention on the protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage - Text of the 2001 Convention. [2016-02-04].