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Gleaning clues to pre-historic Portsmouth

Gleaning clues to pre-historic Portsmouth
trefwoorden: Engeland - Portsmouth - prehistorie - onderwaterarcheologie
The search for prehistoric Portsmouth is set to begin as Britain's smallest warship delves into the Solent's past.
Archaeologists say the search for signs of Stone Age life is one of the most important quests into signs of early man in Britain. They hope to throw up proof of life in the Solent from 10,000 years ago when the famous waterway was little more than a river bed and what is now Portsmouth was miles inland.
The navy is hoping to find scores of objects from shipwrecks when tiny survey boat Gleaner scours the seabed.
But historians are particularly excited about the much earlier relics they believe the sailors will find from around 10,000 to 6,000BC.

Lees verder bij: Portsmouth Today (30 augustus 2003)