View Full Version : First Americans Took Coastal Route to Get to North America

08-11-2016, 08:31 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/first-americans-took-coastal-route-north-america-140139207.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/PpuDB8Szq9cHTlO1ACCdiA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cHhvZmY9NT A7cHlvZmY9MDtxPTc1O3c9MTMw/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/ice-free-migration-routes.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="First Americans Took Coastal Route to Get to North America" align="left" title="First Americans Took Coastal Route to Get to North America" border="0" /></a>The findings clash with long-held views that the first Americans traveled through the interior of the continent from Siberia into North America, as textbooks have taught for decades. The new study reveals that a huge chunk of the interior land route was either devoid of food or sunk beneath a forbidding lake for hundreds of years after people from the Clovis culture showed up in the Southwest. "It would have been a real barrier to cross," said study co-author Eske Willerslev, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Cambridge in England.</p><br clear="all"/>