Island Dig



Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:40AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Shipwrecked Dig ! …. Ahoy Mateys ! Welcome aboard the Camp Internet Shipwrecked ! Dig. You are going to be searching through California history, and along the bottom of the ocean floor to uncover the history and secrets of some perilous shipwrecks that sunk mighty ships down to the Channel Islands ocean floor in years past. We will also learn about a shipwreck research team working today out in the Channel Waters. Have Fun !

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:40AM PST (-0800 GMT)
IMPORTANT – remember to always type the Dig Discovery number you are answering at the beginning of your answer, and to include your name and school name in the handle box below the answer box.

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:40AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #1 - What event in 1848 changed California and created an increased demand for shipping up and down the coast and through the Channel waters ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:40AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #2 - Along with a sudden increase in shipping in California waters came an increase in ship disasters. How many shipwrecks are known to lie at on the floor of the ocean around the Channel Islands ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:41AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #3 - The Winfield Scott was shipwrecked in Channel waters. What type of ship was she ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:41AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #4 - What was the Winfield Scott carrying when she went down ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:41AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #5 - What natural phenomenon lead to the Winfield Scott’s wreck ? And where did it happen ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:41AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #6 - Where did the passengers and crew spend the night of the shipwreck ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:41AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #7 - Richardson Rock was near a notorious shipwreck. What caused the shipwreck that gave the rock its name ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:42AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #8 - In March of 1999, a shipwreck that was thought long-lost resurfaced on what island ? What was the name of the ship ? When and where did she wreck ? button

Camp Explorers Team: . . . . Tue, Mar 4, 7:42AM PST (-0800 GMT)
Dig Discovery #9 – What agency is now responsible for protecting the shipwrecks as cultural resources ? What do they do to help protect the shipwrecks? button

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