Two shipwrecks were discovered in northern Lake Huron, one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The vessels were identified as steamers that sunk in 1894 and 1915.
Mesa Verde National Park officials published recently made graffiti that destroyed archaeological artefacts and the side of a sandstone cliff dwellings within the park, located in Colorado, USA.
Researchers have reconstructed the faces of a family of an ancient chief that were buried together 3700 years ago in a shell midden with thousands of stone beads at the shore of the Salish Sea, British Columbia, Canada.
Archaeologists discovered a settlement dated back 14000 years on on Triquet Island, British Columbia’s Central Coast. The site was known in local native traditions as a place which did not freeze during the last Ice Age.
Bones of possible early colonists have been found in Saint Augustine, Florida, United States of America, at the site that may have been the first documented parish church in North America.
Archaeologists discovered remains of a hunter camp in a small cave in Bluefish Caves in northwestern Yukon, Canada, that contained a jaw bone of a now extinct Yukon horse. The surface of the artefact was covered with cut marks and it was dated by radiocarbon to 24000 years ago.
The undersea explorer who found the wreckage of the Whydah Gally, the first authenticated pirate shipwreck in North America, claims he located where the legendary treasure of the ship’s captain, Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy, lies. The said area is located in the waters surrounding Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA.
At a site in Alaska, archaeologists discovered artefacts dated to between 1100-1300 AD. Some of them are of Asian origin, indicating presence of trade between people of both continents 700 years ago.
Researchers discovered a campsite used by prehistoric hunter-gatherers 12,300 years ago in Utah Desert (USA), when the area was a lush wetland. The site was discovered in the area of U.S. Air Force’s Utah Test and Training Range, a proving grounds in the salt flats west of Salt Lake City.
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