Lost Ships of the Desert (Boyd)

Lost Ships of the Desert (Boyd) »

A party of Indians reported the discovery of a ‘big ship,’ left by the receding waters. A party of Americans at once proceeded to the spot, and found embedded in the sands the wreck of a... - Read more...

The Lost Pearl Ship of Juan de Iturbe (Chalfant)

The Lost Pearl Ship of Juan de Iturbe (Chalfant) »

According to a persistent legend of the desert country there is somewhere among the dunes of southeastern California the decayed hulk of a ship, reputedly laden with treasure. - Read more...

Lost Ship of the Desert (Niehuis)

Lost Ship of the Desert (Niehuis) »

When this manuscript reached the office of the Desert Magazine a note of inquiry was sent to Mr. Niehuis, to learn whether the story was pure fiction, based on the old legend, or fact.. - Read more...

Vikings Navigated With Translucent Crystals?

Vikings Navigated With Translucent Crystals? »

Vikings may have navigated by looking through a type of crystal called Icelandic spar, a new study suggests. In some Icelandic sagas—embellished stories of Viking life. - Read more...

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk)

The Story of the Pearl Ship (Fisk) »

After Cardona turned back, Juan de Iturbe and Rosales sailed on in the other two vessels in the face of bad weather and food shortage, for the negro divers were eminently successful... - Read more...

Amazing Treasure Ship of the California Desert (Masters)

Amazing Treasure Ship of the California Desert (Masters) »

Somewhere in the rugged desert wasteland of Imperial County in Southern California lies the long-dead skeleton of an old Spanish galleon, its sun-bleached.. - Read more...

American Indian Sailed to Europe With Vikings?

American Indian Sailed to Europe With Vikings? »

Analyzing a type of DNA passed only from mother to child, scientists found more than 80 living Icelanders with a genetic variation similar to one found mostly in Native Americans. - Read more...

A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm)

A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm) »

The desert is the haunt of mystery. Sometimes men hear whispers of its past. They go seeking beyond the shimmering mirage. Into the silence they plod. A few are lost. A few return from uncharted desolation ... - Read more...

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden)

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden) »

His grandfather had seen white men first come to this desert in a white bird. The bird stayed a long time down there, and soon the sand covered it all up. - Read more...