Hunting shipwrecks of the slave trade
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Hunting the shipwrecks of the slave trade

Off the western tip of mainland Africa lie some of the most important vestiges of the transatlantic slave trade - the wreckage of ships that sank, as they were carrying thousands of African men, women and children to the Americas.

Now a team of scientists is trying to use the wrecks to learn more about this terrible period in human history.

  • 12 Dec 2017
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