You’ve come across a page of the Moscow Underwater
Archeological Club. Our Club was founded in 2006 on the base of Underwater
Archeological Expedition of the Moscow Humanitarian University named after
Mikhail Sholokhov. Alexander Berezin is a Head of our Club.
The members of the Club permanently participate in the series of
underwater archeological expeditions. The Club itself conducts its research in
the Black Sea (i.e, Russia, Krasnodarsky Territory) in the area of the Kerch
Strait in the interests of the Institute of Archeology of the Russian Academy
of Sciences. The expedition of the above
mentioned University had worked there in 1990 to 2006 until a decision of
foundation of the Club was made, and the whole legal form was handed over to
Club performs its activities on the Lake of Issyk-Kul (Republic of Kyrgyzstan,
former USSR) for the sake of the Bishkek Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University. The
members of our Club have been conducting underwater archeological survey in
this Lake since 1984. After the collapse of the USSR the expeditions were
resumed in 2003 under the auspices of Confederation of Underwater Activities of
Russia (CMAS). www.diver.ru
cooperates with the leadership of international project “San-Simon” headed by
Mr. Ferdinand Karnat, the citizen of Germany. The project was established for
the purpose of lifting the galleons in the Bay of Vigo, Spain (location which
is known from the history of War for Spanish Heritage depicted as early as by
Jules Verne in his book “Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea”).
some members of the Club take part in quite a number of projects both on the
territory of Russia and outside its borders.
contains overwhelming majority of Russian-speaking literature on underwater
archeology and allied subjects and virtually all materials are provided with
photographs. The forum holds a discussion of not only the news of archeology and
diving but also of our internal organizational issues.
is financed through a private source and we, unfortunately, don’t have a
possibility to translate all the information into English. Nevertheless, we
hope that you haven’t spent your time for nothing.
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