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Shipwrecked treasure allegedly found via Google Maps

Shipwrecked treasure allegedly found via Google Maps

Treasure hunter Nathan Smith testifies that he used Google maps to find buried treasure in South Texas. Smith also monitored the treasures location with updated satellite images to ensure that no one was poking around long enough to gain legal rights to his findings.

The 39-year-old musician from Los Angeles located a 19h century boat, which has a supposed cargo of gold and silver off the Texas Gulf coast.  Smith is attempting to gain rights to dig at the location where he believes the missing ship is. He believes this to be the location because of written accounts found on Google and the readings of gold and silver from metal detectors at the site.

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Happy New Year from all of us at SlashGear!

Happy New Year from all of us at SlashGear!

The year 2008 is coming to a close and everyone is getting ready to ring in the New Year. The SlashGear team is going to spend this time with close friends and family. We would like to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! We hope that everyone out there will be safe and make the best decisions. Unfortunately there will be no news on New Years day, see all of you back here on Friday!

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