The World’s Worst Investment

The Economics of Treasure Hunting with Real-Life Comparisons
  • Peter Throckmorton
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


The cost of undersea treasure hunts is double that of projects carried out by competent scientists. Only 1 in 20 salvage companies has any chance of making money. However, there is a way for investors to profit from shipwrecks.


Historical Archaeology Caribbean Island Strip Mining Historic Preservation Cayman Island 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Throckmorton

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations