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Survey of the San Telmo vessel remains
Entry ID: 157-93_05

Abstract: Under a joint project between Chile and Spain, submarine and surface surveys
were conducted, in the Cape Shirreff area, to search for the Spanish vessel San
Telmo. The San Telmo was lost in September 1819 and its remains were reported
by English sealers in the Shirreff area around 1820-1. Nothing has been found.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.28   S: -62.28   E: -60.5   W: -60.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-08-11
Stop Date: 1995-07-30
Quality The following activities were conducted during this campaign: excavation,
strain of sediments, sample selection, cleaning, restoration, conservation,
identification, classification, wood identification.
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Data Center
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos, Instituto Antartico Chileno, Chile Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: ++56 /61/ 298135
Fax: ++56 /61/ 298149
Email: rjana at
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
XII Region
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
Phone: 56-61-298100
Fax: 56-61-298149
Email: pvicuna at
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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