Graveyards of the Atlantic

New writer: Keith Tyler Keith is a Software QA Engineer based near Seattle, and is originally from Boston. He’s a veteran geocacher, and a prolific submitter of Google Maps sights on VirtualGlobetrotting.com. The rocky East Coast of North America is dotted with islands and rocky shoals which have been a treacherous problem for ships since the beginning of cross-Atlantic seafaring. Many of the famous coastal shipwrecks are the result of sandbars – shifting, shallow mounds of sediment often hiding just beneath the surface of the water and impossible to detect at night. Ships run aground on the invisible…

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