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Sable Island’s wild horses, seals and 350 shipwrecks

Wild horses and grey seals on the sandy beach of Sable Island

PortandTerminal.com, January 28, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Sable Island is a small Canadian island situated 190 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, stuck way out in the Atlantic Ocean. The island, which literally translates from French to “island of sand”, is as its name suggests, a gently curving sandbar 20 miles long and 1 mile wide. There’s not a single tree on the …

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How many shipwrecks are there in the world?


PortandTerminal.com, September 11, 2019 In all, it’s estimated that, beneath Earth’s waters, there are 3 million shipwrecks. The oldest include 10,000-year-old canoes while the newest are 21st-century shipwrecks like the Indonesian bulker that sank 18 days ago and has yet to be found. It is estimated that less than one percent of the world’s shipwrecks have even been explored. Most …

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