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Just recently, a Canadian archaeological team conducted an investigation on Calvert Island, an island on the west coast of British Columbia. The purpose of the team’s trip was to search for plant fossils and sediments, but they found footprints found 13000 years ago.

Footprints found 13,000 years ago in Canada

This set of footprints is well preserved, with a total of 29. The arches, toes and heels are clearly visible. It is judged that they have existed for 13,000 years and belong to at least three human individuals, one of whom is still a child, so this is likely to be a family of three. Since most of the tracks were inland, experts speculate that they may have just landed from the ship, stayed briefly, and headed inland.

Research shows that humans appeared on the Pacific coast of British Columbia about 13,000 years ago. Although the last ice age ended here about 11,700 years ago, the area where the footprints were found has long been ice-free. According to the media, this latest discovery is of particular significance to the archaeological community, because the evidence of local prehistoric human activities is already scarce, and it is unprecedented for humans to use the coastal environment to carry out such highly intensive activities.

Previously, researchers generally believed that the ancestors of Native Americans came from eastern Asia. The earliest ancestors migrated with the help of ships and other means in ancient times when the sea level was relatively low. The newly discovered footprints provide reliability for this theory. basis.

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