Virtual shipwrecks

The Batavia is one of the greatest shipwreck stories of all time; an extraordinary piece of WA history. But unless you're a diver, you'll probably never see what's left underwater. Now new technology means anyone can take a virtual tour underwater - without getting wet.

Maritime Archaeologist Maddy McAllister is creating a 3D virtual model of the Batavia's final resting place. Her work is part of a wider project called Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties - an analysis of old shipwrecks using new technologies. Maddy's 3D Batavia model will be publically available in the next six months.

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