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Sunken Galleon Found Off Panama Coast

From IOL, a sunken galleon, the San Jose, dating from the Spanish Conquest carrying a cargo valued at some $50-million has been found by scientists off Panama's Pacific coast.

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Prehistoric Sitio Drago, Bocas del Toro

A recently discovered large pre-Columbian archaeological site in north-western Panam shows great potential for understanding the past social organisation and cultural history in an area that appears to be of far greater significance than formerly thought.

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Exploring Sitio Drago

Backdirt Winter 2003/04. Located on the north shore of Isla Coln, Sitio Drago is a large (15 ha) pre-Columbian village consisting of at least fifteen low earthen mounds situated on an old beach ridge.

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