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Teak (Tectona grandis L.f.): A preferred timber for shipbuilding in India as evidenced from shipwrecks
(Current Science Association, 2016)
One of the greatest achievements of man is the design and development of a variety of watercraft suitable for marine and riverine purposes and safer for the environment. From ancient times, timber was the main component ...
A traditional boats and navigational history of Odisha, East coast of India
(Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies, 2015)
It is Believed that around 60,000 yrs. ago when the sea level was lower people employed floats or rafts for water crossing. Over the centuries, different types of traditional boats were constructed and used for maritime ...
Khalkattapatna port: The lost archaeological heritage of Odisha, east coast of India
(Current Science Association, 2015)
The history of Odisha, lying on the east coast of India, is well documented from the Stone Age onwards. The evidences suggest that the ports of Odisha had contacts with the Arabs, Mediterranean countries and South Asia, ...
Possible Location of Gaspar Dias Fort in Relation to the Present River Bank
(Agam Kala Prakashan, New Delhi, 2015)
Historical records reveal the existence of a military fort within the Mandovi estuary. The structure was built in 1598 opposite the Reis Magos fort, extended in the adjoining area of the present traffic circle of Miramar, ...