Wreckage of the USS Lexington, a U.S. aircraft carrier used in World War II, was discovered at the bottom of the Coral Sea around 800 kilometres off the eastern coast of Australia by the expedition organised by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft.
Maritime researchers lead by Paul G. Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, believe to have found the wreckage of USS Indianapolis, a United States Navy cruiser which sank 72 years ago, torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
A watercolour painting of a dead tree creeper bird, found in Antarctica’s oldest building in Cape Adare, Victoria Land, East Antarctica, revealed to be a made by a British scientist of the Scott expedition to the South Pole in 1912.
Scientists discovered the debris of missing World War II-era B-25 bomber planes in Madang Harbor off the coast of Papua New Guinea. One of the planes was known and being documented when the discovery of the previously unknown second aircraft occurred.
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.
Construction workers at Bob Scott Retirement Village, Lower Hutt’s Petone on North Island, New Zealand, found a large trove of 19th century artefacts. The area is located on the site of the former Petone College.