Christopher Columbus and Santa Maria

Christopher Columbus and Santa Maria

E’ just been the announcement of a discovery of historical value: off the northern coast of Haiti It was found the wreck of the Santa Maria, the largest of the three ships with which Christopher Columbus he left Palos the 2 August 1492 for his crossing of the Atlantic.

It's about a long caracca 21 m and with three masts, that Berry Clifford, one of the largest underwater explorers worldwide, ensures just be the boat used by Colombo, which remained aground against a giant reef back in Christmas Day 1492.

We await further news and developments of this exceptional discovery destined to fascinate scholars from around the world (Photo gives: tanogabo.it).