Topic ID #38430 - posted 6/11/2017 11:34 AM

Ancient Site Discovered at Channel Islands National Park



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The National Park Service (NPS) discovered a significant ancient Native American site while conducting archeological monitoring during a rehabilitation project of the historic Main Ranch House on Santa Rosa Island.

Archeologists discovered artifacts characteristic of ancient Paleocoastal sites that were occupied by the first islanders on the northern Channel Islands between 8,000 and 13,000 years ago.

Scientists now believe that ancient sites from this period may be evidence of a coastal migration following the North Pacific Rim from Northeast Asia into the Americas, part of the peopling of the new world.http://www.nbclosangeles.com/multimedia/Ancient-Native-American-Site-Discovered-on-Channel-Islands-426834941.html





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