Lost Ship of the Desert (Weight)

Lost Ship of the Desert (Weight) »

Somewhere in the great Salton Basin, or the Laguna Salada, or the delta of the Colorado River, lie the bones of an ancient ship stranded hundreds of years ago — seen now and again by desert - 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...

The Lost Ship of the Desert (Coleman)

The Lost Ship of the Desert (Coleman) »

"You never heard about the Lost Ship of the Desert? It was that ole buzzard, "Quartz" Warner, that swore by all the howling bobcats that he had seen it. That's a long time ago. - 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...

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 Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm)

The Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm) »

Of all the mysteries of old California, perhaps the most elusive is that of the Lost Ship of the Desert. Tales are told of men stumbling across the remains of a seagoing vessel stranded... - Read more...

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray)

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray) »

It’s hard to believe this weather-beaten old ghost could have haunted the Gran Desierto of Sonora for more than 300 years, jumpin’ up on rare occasions then fadin’ away... - 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...