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Stone Age artifacts emerging from glaciers

YouTube link. In 2010 I wrote Retreating glaciers and melting ice yield treasures, about discoveries in the Alaksan Yukon, and in 2012 Artifacts from retreating glaciers showed a 4th century A.D. wool garment found in Norway. The video embedded above, via Science Nordic, shows an additional example from Norway’s Jotunheimen range.
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