Scientists discovered that about 60 percent of a World War 2 shipwreck of HMAS Perth located off the coast of Java has vanished due to large-scale illegal salvaging for scrap metal at the site.
Excavations in Blenheim, New Zealand’s South Island, revealed the remains of the first building, a gin palace and general store. Excavations at the site unearthed some artefacts dated to the period of the area’s colonial-era development.
Drought lasting for seven months revealed the remains of several villages and archaeological sites as waters lowered in Belesar reservoir, an artificial lake in the region of Galicia, north-west Spain.
Department of Conservation ranger discovered an ancient Maori oven while searching for weeds in Mason Bay on Stewart Island, the third-largest island of New Zealand.