Underwater city may gain world heritage status

Associated Press
A collection of clay and ceramic pipes collected by underwater archaeologists from the remains of the submerged Jamaican city of Port Royal, is shown to the media during a press conference in Port Royal, Jamaica, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. A team of international archaeologists said Tuesday that they’ll ask the United Nations’ cultural agency to bestow world heritage status on Port Royal, the mostly submerged remains of a historic Jamaican port known as the “wickedest city on Earth” more than three centuries ago. (AP Photo/David McFadden)

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Archaeologists said on May 30 that they'll ask the United Nations' cultural agency to bestow world heritage status on Port Royal, the mostly submerged remains of a historic Jamaican port known as the "wickedest city on Earth" more than three centuries ago.

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