Month of Shipwrecks – Batavia Expedition 2013

Photo Galleries | Updated 6 months ago

Use of the extension ladder to lay wiring to the buildingsLaying cabling to the buildings
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Use of the extension ladder to get high view of the buildingsViewing the building tops
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Bringing surveying equipment along the coral beachMoving surveying equipment
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A full moon rising above the beach horizonA full moon in the Abrolhos
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Two small up-turned boats sitting on the coastline at dawnTwo boats at dawn
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Aerial view of Beacon Island on the Abrolhos IslandsBeacon Island
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A pinboard showing various photos of the local bird lifeThe local bird life
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Taking a close-up view through a surveyor's instrumentSurveying the coastline
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Taking a close-up view through a surveyor's instrumentSurveying the island
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A group photo of the Maritime Archaeology team working in this expeditionThe expedition crew
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A mass of sea birds on the wharfLocal bird life
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Moving equipment from the buildings to the shorelineMoving equipment
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Seated on the boat as it heads out to the dive siteGetting ready for the dive...
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Diving in the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Diving in the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Wide angle underwater view of the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Diving in the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Diving in the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Diving in the coral reefs in the Abrolhos IslandsExploring the wreck site
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Underwater plaque dedicated to the shipwreck sitePlaque dedicated to the shipwreck
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Examining the fishermen's buildingsMeasuring the buildings
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A bottle perched on a verandah railing with the beach in the backgroundFinishing the day
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The coral reefs of the Abrolhos IslandsCoral Reef
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The coral reefs of the Abrolhos IslandsCoral Reef
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A workshop stocked with tools and equipmentA workshop
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The coral reefs of the Abrolhos IslandsCoral Reef
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A man setting up a camera oin a rooftop ready to take a photoStaging a photo
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Wide angle view of Beacon Island viewed from the jettyBeacon Island
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The expedition crew gathered around a dining tableThe expedition crew
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Beacon Island at sunset, with spectacular hues on the waterBeacon Island sunset
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Using a metal detector to find mettalic objects on shorelineSearching for artefacts
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Close up view of coral artefact placed next to a colour cardClose up view of an artefact
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A boat arriving at the jettyArriving at the Jetty
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A diver and seal breeching the surfaceA diver and a seal
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This photo gallery showcases some photo highlights of the research expedition to the Abrolhos islands during April-May 2013.