Culture and Heritage: Shipwrecks and Associated Objects

Australia: State of the Environment Technical Paper Series (Natural and Cultural Heritage), Series 1
Sarah Kenderdine
Department of the Environment, 1997
ISBN 0 642 25289 0

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About the Technical Paper

The values and condition of shipwrecks in Australia and the pressures acting upon them are described and discussed in this paper. Responses to the perceived threats to shipwrecks are analysed. Arguments for and against restoration and excavation of shipwreck sites are considered and a list of indicators for shipwrecks is proposed.