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Crossing the Atlantic 20,000 Years Ago May Have Been Quicker

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How did Solutreans cross an ice-packed Atlantic Ocean all the way to America? Some scientists believe different weather conditions may have caused the journey to be shorter.

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Is it possible that Ice Age people succeeded in crossing the frozen Atlantic Ocean to North America, thousands of years before the Vikings and Columbus? Two archaeologists believe so after discovering artifacts in Chesapeake Bay that bear an inexplicable resemblance to those from prehistoric Europe. Follow them as they combine old-fashioned excavations with exciting new DNA testing to prove their theory, answer their critics, and rewrite the history books.

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