Exploring the Ocean World – A History of Oceanography

Idyll, C.P. -editor

ISBN/ISSN: 017136001X
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Teddy Tucker, San Pedro, Port Royal, Edwin Link, Robert Marx
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5″ x 11.25″
Pages: 280
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York City (1969), in hardback with a dust jacket. Crowell also published a deluxe leather-bound first edition, and a half-leather first edition in a slipcase. A revised edition (stated) was published by Crowell in 1972, in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book covers a wide variety of topics in oceanography, including the science of the sea, underwater landscape, biology of the sea, physics of the sea, food from the sea, farming the sea, mineral resources and power, man beneath the sea, and underwater archaeology. This latter section (written by Mendel Peterson of the Smithsonian Institution) includes Teddy Tucker’s successful treasure salvage of the “San Pedro” in Bermuda and the excavation at Port Royal, Jamaica by Edwin Link and Robert Marx.