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Oak Island and Its Lost Treasure: Third Edition
     

Oak Island and Its Lost Treasure: Third Edition

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by Graham Harris
 

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Civil engineers Graham Harris and Les MacPhie have spent over a decade investigating the enigma of Nova Scotia's Oak Island. In this new edition of their book, they set out the previously unknown story of how complex and expensive engineering work was undertaken to create an elaborate flood tunnel on the island. Built to frustrate treasure seekers attempting to get

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Civil engineers Graham Harris and Les MacPhie have spent over a decade investigating the enigma of Nova Scotia's Oak Island. In this new edition of their book, they set out the previously unknown story of how complex and expensive engineering work was undertaken to create an elaborate flood tunnel on the island. Built to frustrate treasure seekers attempting to get at the valuables buried decades earlier at the bottom of the island's Money Pit, the tunnel has admirably served its purpose. It has ensured that all efforts up to now to recover the treasure have been unsuccessful.

Oak Island poses two different challenges for treasure seekers. There is a deep mine shaft, at the bottom of which the treasure lies. The authors offer evidence that this treasure came from the wreck of a Spanish galleon in the seventeenth century.

Even more mystifying than the mine shaft is the complex tunnel which links it to the ocean. Harris and MacPhie have determined that the project would have required a labour force of over 100 men to supplement a small force of experienced miners. The work would have taken almost two years to complete. In new chapters written for this edition, they present the evidence they have discovered in British military history records which shows who commanded this force, how it reached Nova Scotia, and when the work was carried out.

The new facts and insights offered in this book are a startling and convincing addition to the history of Oak Island.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459502604
Publisher:
Formac Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
166,845
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

GRAHAM HARRIS has been involved in many major engineering and mining projects in Canada's Maritime provinces elsewhere in Canada and internationally. He lives near Bedeque, Prince Edward Island.

LES MacPHIE is a mining engineer who works for one of Canada's leading engineering firms. Born in Cape Breton, he lives in Montreal.

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Oak Island and Its Lost Treasure 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book reveals the truth behind a mystery....which im pretty sure everyone wants to know
Guest More than 1 year ago
April 2007 Edition Hard Copy Version Oak Island Update! ¿ Cree Code Breaker Challenges 140-Year Old Cipher Now for the first time since the 1860¿s one man has come forward to challenge the translation of a cryptic message found etched into a stone that was discovered at the 90-foot mark in the original shaft in 1803 by the Onslow Company.Recently Keith Ranville, a Cree First Nations researcher announced his challenge of Leitchi¿s translation stating¿ ¿Birch Island holds the secret to the meaning of the construction on Oak Island.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I translated oak island symblos found in the money pit and the smith cove symbols, read: (:+:)in greek four underwater doors(circle with dot)means in (quarry/map)(dot)means,one (upside down U means door entance. 40 other symbols found in the bottom of the money pit are the real treasure that unlocks the secret to Oak Island mystrey and I hold the secrets. I am planning for exploration this spring to locate the treasures I translated from 40 symbols my reaseach has bin assest by professor Steve Zou at Dal House University and believes my discovery will a significant impact on Canada's heritage on the east coast. thank you Reasercher and Discoverer Keith Blake Ranville
Guest More than 1 year ago
Finally a book that reveals truth behind the mystery of the Oak Island treasure hunt. This book applies fact and logic, along with scientific evidence as to the existence of the Oak Island treasure. A must read for anyone intrigued by the hunt for lost treasure, a definite must read for history buffs.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Written from the perspective of a mining engineer, this detailed book documents the two centuries of exploration on Oak Island and theorizes about a plausible source of the mystery dating to the 17th century Glorious Revolution in England and an obscure New Englander. It is well written, engaging, and a good read for students of the Oak Island mystery.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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