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Researchers find 128-year-old shipwreck by chance while mapping seafloor

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A "monotonous" survey of the sea floor has resulted in the unlocking of a 128-year shipwreck mystery.

Last year, scientists from Australia's chief scientific research agency, CSIRO, found the wreck of a sailing vessel called Carlisle in Australia's Bass Strait, which is located between the states of Victoria and Tasmania.

As first reported by the ABC, CSIRO released footage of the wreck captured by research ship Investigator, which is cruising down Australia's east coast on a surveying mission to improve charts of a primary shipping route and subsurface navigation. Read more...

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