First wrecked, now pillaged: Vietnam’s underwater treasure

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Vietnam has thousands of kilometres of coastline, and may have thousands of shipwrecks. Many of these wrecks would be loaded with archaeologically fascinating and significant items. But the country has struggled to preserve its underwater cultural heritage. To date the protection and preservation of Vietnam’s underwater cultural heritage, such as shipwrecks, has had a low priority.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 8 Nov 2012


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