A Maritime Archaeological Survey of the coast of Wilson's Promontory National Park

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Abstract

Wilsons Promontory, Victoria (39º S, 146º 20'E) has been the site of over 30 shipwrecks during the past two centuries. Only a small number of the wreck sites have been located. The Wilsons Promontory National Park which covers the entire land area of the Promontory is now planned to extend as a zonal marine park. This report describes the maritime archaeological resources of the Park and makes certain recommendations regarding their protection, preservation and management.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Vic.
PublisherMinistry for Planning and Environment
Number of pages69
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameVictoria Archaeological Survey Occasional Report Series
No.21

Keywords

  • Shipwrecks
  • Victoria
  • Wilsons Promontory National Park
  • Underwater archaeology
  • Maritime archaeology

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    Staniforth, M. (1985). A Maritime Archaeological Survey of the coast of Wilson's Promontory National Park. (Victoria Archaeological Survey Occasional Report Series ; No. 21). Ministry for Planning and Environment.