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Renowned Underwater Archeologist Sir Robert Marx Presents Manila Galleons   
General Event Information
Event Category:
Lectures/Literary
Price:
Free Lecture, No RSVP necessary.  
Dates and Times:
August 20, 5:30AM-8:00PM

Renowned underwater archeologist Sir Robert Marx will discuss his underwater investigations of the great lost manila galleons.

Manila galleons were the largest and richest ships sailing the oceans during the Colonial period. The galleons sailed with a dazzling array of luxurious products made of gold, silver, precious stone, jade, ivory and sandlewood, as well as vast amounts of porcelain, silks, spices and even persian rugs.

Throughout the centuries over 230 of these great ships were lost and Sir Robert Marx discovered and excavated many of them. Come listen to Bob's underwater archaelogical investigations of these Manila galleons.
Venue Information
Address:
Florida Institute of Technology
150 W. University Blvd.  
City:
Melbourne 
State:
FL 
Zip Code:
32901 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
321-674-8006 
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