Robert Ballard's Titanic

On a cold April night in 1912, the magnificent new liner R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg and sank beneath the icy waters of the North Atlantic. The following day the words “TITANIC LOST” shocked the world. Seventy-three years later, on September 1, 1985, the headlines would proclaim “TITANIC FOUND.” For on that morning, Dr. Robert Ballard and a joint French/American expedition had located the legendary lost ship and had photographed...

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Ghost Liners

There are shipwrecks, and then there are shipwrecks. Ballard takes us on a journey via his submersible adventures to see the current resting places of the Titanic, the Lusitania, the Empress Of Ireland, the Andrea Doria, and others. Created for both younger and older readers, it is still fascinating to read about the sinkings while looking at the photos and illustrations.Until the advent of...

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The Solution of the Pyramid Problem

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our...

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The Lost Ships of Robert Ballard

Join world-renowned undersea explorer Dr. Robert D. Ballard for an extraordinary adventure to the final resting places of legendary ocean liners and ghostly warships. In 1985 Ballard discovered the most famous ship of all, the Titanic, and since then he's explored her sister ship Britannic, the Lusitania, the Andrea Doria, and Hitler's most famous battleship, the Bismarck. In this comprehensive volume, Ballard gives a guided tour of these ships...

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Exploring the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915, the fastest, most luxurious cruise ship in the Cunard line, the Lusitania, was sunk by a German U-boat, spurring U.S. involvement in World War I. Now, bestselling author/researcher Robert Ballard probes the decades-old controversy surrounding this pivotal maritime tragedy. Illustrated with over 300 photos, many in color, charts, paintings, and a four-page gatefold.

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Mystery of the Ancient Seafarers

Highlighted by 110 full-color photographs and maps, "Mystery of the Ancient Seafarers" combines ancient history and cutting-edge underwater archaeology as it takes us to Egypt, Greece, Minoan Crete, Italy, and Asia Minor on a fascinating 4,000-year tour of the ancient maritime civilizations that rose and fell along the Mediterranean and Black Seas, with National Geographic's acclaimed Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard as an expert guide....

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