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21 Underwater Discoveries That Will Leave You Speechless

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More than 70% of Earth is covered by water, and that water is filled with all kinds of amazing things–alive and otherwise.

Take a look at these incredible finds, some of which have been hidden underwater for thousands of years.

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GOZO ISLAND WRECK

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For thousands of years, locals recounted the legend of an ancient merchant vessel that sunk with jewels and pottery in the Mediterranean. Divers finally found the remains of the 50-foot vessel in 2014, just off the coast of Malta. The sandy seabed cushioned the impact of the wreck, preserving ceramic jars, containers, and golden treasures in perfect condition.

GOZO ISLAND WRECK

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