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TN Archaeology Dept to conduct reconnaissance survey in sea, off the coast of Korkai

The Hindu | 20/01/2022 06:15 PM | Click to read full article

A reconnaissance survey in the sea off the coast of Korkai in Thoothukudi district, will be undertaken by the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department in collaboration with the Indian Maritime University & National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced on Thursday.

The offshore explorations would be undertaken near the estuary where Tamiraparani joins the sea, and are aimed at exploring the archaeological value in the ancient port of Korkai, the CM said in a statement