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Underwater Archaeologists Explore Island Of 1,000 Shipwrecks | Legend of Magdalen | Absolute History

  • čas přidán 19. 12. 2023
  • We explore the marine mysteries of the Magdalen Islands, an archipelago in North America's tumultuous inland saltwater sea. Leonard Clark and his family, spanning three generations in the village, have meticulously documented over 1,000 sunken ships. They seek to help the people of the Magdalen Islands, all descendants of shipwrecked sailors, to uncover their ancestery. Leonard, an amateur archaeologist and shipwreck descendent, has dedicated his life to unraveling the history of the Magdalen Islands, tracing the origins of numerous shipwrecks, and deciphering clues to sunken treasures claimed by the sea. Along this unique journey, Leonard Clark shares historical insights and tales of sunken treasures with Mario Cyr, a local hero and globally acclaimed underwater cameraman.
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Komentáře • 56

  • @yarrowm1812
    @yarrowm1812 Před 2 měsíci +12

    What a beautiful and contemplative documentary. I hope these islanders continue to pass on their history and stories.

  • @EarthScienceTV
    @EarthScienceTV Před měsícem +8

    This exploration into the Magdalen Islands' sunken ships is not just about uncovering the past; it's about reclaiming a piece of identity for the descendants. Each shipwreck has a story that's a part of their lineage.

  • @zillahwells4063
    @zillahwells4063 Před měsícem +3

    Amazing! Here I am living in Canada most of my life without ever hearing about the Magdelan Islands or all the shipwrecks.

  • @nicolasrestrepo9041
    @nicolasrestrepo9041 Před 18 dny +1

    I'm a first-year archaeology student and I'm thinking of specializing in Maritime/Underwater Archaeology. Just the potential of finding shipwrecks which can cast a light into the lives of people of the past is simply extraordinary. I don't want to only be a fancy "treasurer hunter", only looking for valuable remains and ignoring all else. I wanna learn about the people who travelled on those ships (sailors, travelers, etc.), who they were, who are their living relatives, and how we can honor their names. Places like Magdalen deserve more recognition and research, we need more underwater archaeologists out there finding the secrets of our wide oceans and seas.

  • @leslielutz6140
    @leslielutz6140 Před měsícem +2

    Thank you Leonard. This was fascinating.

  • @johnlord8337
    @johnlord8337 Před 2 měsíci +7

    Absolutely fascinating documentary - as much as the Graveyard of the Pacific (shipwrecks of the Columbia River Bar of Washington/Oregon).

  • @godsbutterflys
    @godsbutterflys Před měsícem +3

    I find this whole story Fascinating..😊

  • @sourgummiez
    @sourgummiez Před měsícem +4

    🎶 I am an island boyyyy 🎶

  • @thedude8046
    @thedude8046 Před 2 měsíci +29

    Another shipwreck documentary with 10 minutes of actual shipwreck footage.

  • @Gracie994
    @Gracie994 Před 2 měsíci +3

    Interesting video ❤❤😊

  • @Jesus2023sav
    @Jesus2023sav Před 23 dny

    He looks like George Clooney in some of his photos 💭🤔
    Wouldn't it be wonderful to re-establish the walrus on the island .
    Start small. Being in a few at a time and release them and keep doing it until they start to stick around again.
    That would be priceless

  • @brano397
    @brano397 Před 2 měsíci +3

    You know I think I once did a PowerPoint presentation with more excitement and life to it then this documentary

  • @benoitbergeron8858
    @benoitbergeron8858 Před 2 měsíci +4

    Les iles de la Madeleine!

  • @lukuscarter3563
    @lukuscarter3563 Před měsícem +2

    Since when was it considered "law" to tell a group of strangers about what you found in the sea? The last 75 years? The last 100 years? What did the people in the 19th century do when they stumbled across treasure in the sea in form of a long forgotten ship wreck? They certainly didn't report it to some organization or corporation, I can tell you that. Were the ship wreck finders of the 19th century and prior more free to keep what they found? If so the question would be why?

    • @perfectallycromulent
      @perfectallycromulent Před měsícem

      stuff you find in a shipwreck gets taxed too. you report it so the king doesn't torture you and throw you in prison when the tax collectors come by and find the stuff in your shack.

    • @karenfyhr2363
      @karenfyhr2363 Před 29 dny

      It's considered law when the government tells you it's law

  • @eagle1de227
    @eagle1de227 Před měsícem

    Wich year was this production made?

  • @nuranigeria2080
    @nuranigeria2080 Před 2 měsíci +5

    Life is full of phenomenon and circumstances.
    Only God knows what actually happened.
    Respect for our modern scientist's!

  • @danielabbott9312
    @danielabbott9312 Před měsícem +2

    Should be called the history of Lennard

  • @sabbyd1832
    @sabbyd1832 Před 2 měsíci +2


  • @Dmzsniperfox
    @Dmzsniperfox Před 2 měsíci +1

  • @atlantic_love
    @atlantic_love Před měsícem +2

    Audio was too low in recording :(

  • @ViolentBeee
    @ViolentBeee Před 2 měsíci +3

    How old is this?

    • @AnnaAnna-uc2ff
      @AnnaAnna-uc2ff Před 2 měsíci +1

      If only you had a computer and access to the internet.

    • @ViolentBeee
      @ViolentBeee Před 2 měsíci +10

      @@AnnaAnna-uc2ff No need to be a condescending loser, who was this even for? Are you proud of this? 🙄

    • @AnnaAnna-uc2ff
      @AnnaAnna-uc2ff Před 2 měsíci

      @@ViolentBeee No. I don't really care about you.

    • @AnnaAnna-uc2ff
      @AnnaAnna-uc2ff Před 2 měsíci

      @@ViolentBeee www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=+Magdalen+Islands+shipwrecks+videos#ip=1

    • @erythsea
      @erythsea Před 2 měsíci +4

      Ladies stop fighting



  • @kevinmathis1278
    @kevinmathis1278 Před dnem

    Who wants to read half a video???

  • @AnnaAnna-uc2ff
    @AnnaAnna-uc2ff Před 2 měsíci


  • @n5sdm
    @n5sdm Před 2 měsíci +3

    I like the part where they show shipwrecks and the history behind them. 🤣😂🤣🤣🤣😄😅😆
    That was hard to type with a straight face.
    Sure glad I know about this guy that everyone on the island knows.

    • @kurvys
      @kurvys Před měsícem

      lmfao im at 36:50 right now and im still waiting for leonard to be actually shown and introduced but thanks to you i know now to just give up.

  • @trackula8183
    @trackula8183 Před 2 měsíci +1

    First here

  • @garyhind1405
    @garyhind1405 Před 2 měsíci

    Too French for me

  • @Mogamishu
    @Mogamishu Před 2 měsíci +1

    A white girl of pure white race heritage and seafaring ancestry? Yes please.

    • @yarrowm1812
      @yarrowm1812 Před 2 měsíci

      Okay Nazi. Couldn't just enjoy a history documentary without being a complete weirdo

  • @merikatools568
    @merikatools568 Před měsícem +1

    I think if a guy released his semen in the ocean and it landed on fish eggs that's where mermaids come from