Historical Shipwreck Keeps Moving, Revealing Dangerous Underwater Mudflows

For a ship that sank 80 years ago, the SS Virginia has traveled a fair distance: the oil tanker has moved more than 10 kilometers since it was torpedoed by a German U-boat in 1942. The shipwreck, located off the coast of Louisiana, is riding lobes of mud moving over the seafloor. These mudflows occur … Read more

Magnificent photos from the sharp end of historical adventure

By Gege Li Photos Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) MAGNIFICENT adventures are captured in this selection of images from the ongoing Lights and Shadows exhibition, organised by the Royal Geographical Society in London. The scenes from travels and expeditions on display are taken from the society‚Äôs historic image collection, and reveal the marked progress of … Read more