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Controversy over 40,000 year-old footprints


Posted on Thursday, 27 April, 2006 | Comment icon 3 comments


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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."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by aquatus1 on 27 April, 2006, 17:35
Sounds pretty cool. Unfortunately, metamorphic rock is so damn tricky to date.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Darkwind on 27 April, 2006, 19:20
True, more research must be done. Sounds like fun wish I could be there.
Comment icon #3 Posted by cyrus11 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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