By James Delgado
Best archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his hugely strange life's paintings: finding and exploring the world's most renowned shipwrecks.
Colorful characters, close to misses, and the fun of status — or floating — in history's footprints make for a hugely interesting examine the interesting background and glittering bounty underneath the waves.
Included are bills of Pearl Harbor, the colossal, and Bikini Atoll, website of the world's first nuclear assessments.
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Clues like the ones described may enable researchers to decide what machinery, if any, was used in building the monument. Moreover, it may be possible to reconstruct such devices after comparison with other 17 sites and with machinery known to be in use at the time. 83 In order to evaluate economical, technical and representative aspects of the construction techniques, researchers must devote attention to the fortification’s correspondence with the local topography and landscape. It will be possible to identify the portions of the monument most exposed to attack and the sections on steeper, more difficult terrain that would not have been so easy to assault, at least with machines.
In general, military occupied sites can be seen from a distance, but more important is the view from them out over the surrounding area, giving defenders early warning of the possible approach of enemies. The functions of this type of fortification are mainly to control the local area, to help the soldiers protect the surrounding population from hostile actions, to make it easy for soldiers to secure endangered communication routes, and to serve as a visible sign of control. 91 The goal of these fortified settlements was essentially a military or a security one, but the permanence of the occupation also involved development of a subsistence economy that provided for the inhabitants’ needs.
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