Off the coast of Iceland by the British divers discovered a sunken German ship during the Second world war, on Board of which were four tons of gold.
About it writes on Sunday, July 23, the British newspaper the Sun.
The ship SS Minden, which was heading from Brazil to Germany, sank in September 1939, a few days after the outbreak of the Second world war, in 190 kilometers from the coast of Iceland.
The study of the sunken ship engaged by the British company Advanced Marine Services, which has applied for the opening of the box of gold to the government of Iceland.
Contents of the box, according to preliminary estimates, is worth at least 100 million pounds. Scientists suggest that the Nazis had carried the gold from the banks of South America to Germany.
The Daily Mail says, citing the coast guard of Iceland that the British company had no right to carry out research in Icelandic waters.