Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea

Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea

by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
     
 

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Seas and oceans cover most of the Earth's surface, yet we know less about what lies beneath them than we do about stars and planets millions of miles away. The seas are filled with intriguing mysteries: How were they formed? What gave rise to stories of sirens, mermaids, and mermen? Where did the old pirates and buccaneers hide their treasure? The answers to

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Seas and oceans cover most of the Earth's surface, yet we know less about what lies beneath them than we do about stars and planets millions of miles away. The seas are filled with intriguing mysteries: How were they formed? What gave rise to stories of sirens, mermaids, and mermen? Where did the old pirates and buccaneers hide their treasure? The answers to these questions and more can be found in Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea.

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NB Telegraph-Journal - Eric Marks
"... there's no better introduction to the wealth of fantastic legends inspired by the mystery of the sea."
NB Telegraph-Journal
"... there's no better introduction to the wealth of fantastic legends inspired by the mystery of the sea."
— Eric Marks
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"Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea is a very chilling book, because it is true, and as well know, truth is stranger than fiction."
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"Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea is a very chilling book, because it is true, and as well know, truth is stranger than fiction."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550024982
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Mysteries and Secrets Series, #9
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
1,172,491
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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"Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea is a very chilling book, because it is true, and as well know, truth is stranger than fiction."

Meet the Author

Lionel Fanthorpe, President of the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena and former Cambridge E-MB lecturer on Unexplained Phenomena, has researched these mysteries with his wife, Patricia, as co-author and investigator. Their best-selling books include The World's Most Mysterious Murders and The Oak Island Mystery, among many others.

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