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January 18, 2008

LAMP Southwest: the Birthplace of American underwater archaeology, and the other Oldest Settlement

Posted by: Chuck Meide in LAMPosts

The 41st annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 8-13, 2008. As this is the most important gathering of maritime archaeologists in the U.S. and abroad, LAMP staff archaeologists were sure to be there to catch up with our colleagues and get the latest news on the latest research and preservation projects being carried out throughout the world.

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No, 900 historical and underwater archaeologists let loose in downtown Albuquerque didn't wreak this degree of havoc--a crew was filming a science fiction movie a block away from the conference hotel.

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