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2011-03-04 19:05:39

Archaeologists have uncovered caches of tools and animal remains from about 12,000 years ago on islands off the coast of California. The discovery shows fine tool technology and a rich maritime economy existed there. The tools vary markedly from mainland cultures of the era such as the Clovis. The finds suggest that early humans may have used coastal routes, rather than a land route, to South America. A team studying California's Channel Islands has found that the islands show evidence both...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'