Secrets of the sea bed: Hunt for Stone Age site in North Sea

Secrets of the sea bed: Hunt for Stone Age site in North Sea
 

British and Belgian scientists are exploring the sea bed off Norfolk hoping to find evidence that Stone Age people lived there when it was still dry land.
In recent years, some trawler crews and researchers have found prehistoric animal bones and basic stone tools in North Sea sediment.
The team on the Belgian ship RV Belgica aims to map the Brown Bank area, a sand ridge about 30km (19 miles) long.
Mesolithic people are thought to have lived there in about 10,000-5,000BC.
"We suspect that the bank is on the edge of a large prehistoric lake, where you would expect settlements,"... read more

 
12 April 2018 in World News, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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