Famous Shipwrecks

Throughout history, tragic circumstances have caused ships from around the world to sink. Whether they sunk due to storms, human error, or wartime violence, the ships described below are historically important sites. 

Mariana Trench animals

The Mariana Trench is in the western Pacific Ocean, around 200 kilometers, or 124 miles, from the Mariana Islands. The trench is the deepest point in the worlds’ oceans. 

Basking shark

Sharks are quintessential creatures in the earth’s ocean. Despite this, many are rare or near the brink of extinction. Below, you can explore a few of the most interesting.