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Controversy over 40,000 year-old footprints
Posted on Thursday, 27 April, 2006 |
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Are the footprints of surprisingly ancient Americans preserved in 40,000-year-old volcanic ash in southern Mexico? In December, an article in the journal Science cast a cloud of doubt over that claim.
The Columbus Dispatch
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#1 Posted by
on 27 April, 2006, 17:35
Sounds pretty cool. Unfortunately, metamorphic rock is so damn tricky to date.
#2 Posted by
on 27 April, 2006, 19:20
True, more research must be done. Sounds like fun wish I could be there.
#3 Posted by
on 30 April, 2006, 23:55
hmmm could be footprints made by aliens who visited north america?? that would also explain so many other ancient human-like footprints along side dinosaur footprints, which the creationist nut jobs claimed as the absolute proof that earth is only 6 thousand years old..
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