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Episode 56: The Archaeology of Exploration

NPS1907 H 08010 NBR 9201 00630 Fotografert av Adolf Hoel 21.08.1907.

Walter Wellman’s airship hanger in Virgo Harbor, Svalbard (1909)

Anthropologist P. J. Capelotti discusses the role of exploration archaeology in understanding the Pacific voyage of Kon-Tiki, the Arctic airship expeditions of Walter Wellman, and the fate of Orca II, a fishing boat used in the film Jaws. Capelotti is a professor of anthropology at Penn State Abington. He is the author of Adventures in Archaeology: The Wreck of the Orca II and other Explorations published by the University Press of Florida.

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P. J. Capelotti

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