Tall Ships and Maritime History
British four-masted bark SAMARITAN, Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci, Pommern ( 1903 ) Four Masted Barque, USS Constitution Wooden Tall Ship Model, Chinese Junk Ship Model, History Of Pirates
Arkaim city. The site was discovered in 1987 by a team of Chelyabinsk scientists who were preparing the area to be flooded in order to create a reservoir, and examined in rescue excavations led by Gennadii Zdanovich. At first their findings were ignored by Soviet authorities, who planned to flood the site as they had flooded Sarkel earlier, but the attention attracted by news of the discovery forced the Soviet government to revoke its plans for flooding the area.