Daily Archives: August 8, 2009

Map making is 14000 years old

Archaeologists  have unearthed what they believe to be the oldest map in Western Europe, in a Spanish cave steeped in legend.The complex etchings were engraved on a hand-sized rock 13,660 years ago, probably by Magdalenian hunter-gatherers.A team led by Pilar … Continue reading

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Alaska Glaciers Shrinking Fast

Three major glaciers in Alaska and Washington state have thinned and shrunk dramatically, clear signs of a warming climate, according to a study released  by the U.S. Geological Survey. The three glaciers — Gulkana and Wolverine in Alaska and South … Continue reading

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