An Airborne Magnetometer Survey for Shipwrecks and Associated Underwater Test Excavations

  • J. Barto ArnoldIII
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


The Underwater Archaeological Research Section of the Texas Antiquities Committee conducted field investigations in Matagorda Bay, Texas, from June through mid-August 1978. The project consisted of a 1-month magnetometer survey in June and a 6-week period of underwater test excavations to determine the causes of magnetic anomalies located during the immediately preceding magnetometer survey.


Magnetic Anomaly Survey Area Magnetic Tape Surface Survey Airborne Survey 
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