Barnes: "There it is, burried under about eight yard of coral."
Beth (Sharon Stone): "There's something wrong with that measurement. Pacific coral grows at the rate of about an inch a year. You can set your watch by it."
Barnes: "That's right."
Beth: "Yeah well so, you're saying that this spacecraft crashed in the year a..."
Harry (Samuel L. Jackson): "1709"
Beth: "So, you're saying this spacecraft crashed 300 years ago."
Beth: "Well, that's impossible."
Barnes: "Well, it's not impossible if this spacecraft came to earth from an alien civalization."