Fossils are the remains and imprints of plants and animals that lived on Earth in the long past era. But turns into a fossil only a small part of plants and animals. As a rule, their remains are either eaten by other animals or decomposed by the action of fungi and bacteria. Shells or hard bony skeletons persist longer, but eventually they are destroyed. It was only when the remains are buried in the ground very quickly, before they have time to decompose, they have a chance to survive and turn into a fossil. To the deceased plant or animal was buried rapidly, it is necessary that over it there was a sediment, for example sand or silt. Then his remains were soon denied access of air and not rot. Over millions of years of sedimentary layers of the lower pressure of the upper turn into solid rock.
Water that seeps into sedimentary strata, contains minerals. Sometimes she washes them out of the sedimentary material. Under the weight of the upper sedimentary layers of the water displaced from the bottom. Minerals remain within and contribute to the bond of the sedimentary layers and their solidification into rock. These minerals are deposited even in the remains of plants and animals, filling the spaces between their cells, and sometimes even “replacing” their bones or shells. So obratimosti naturally grow in the stone and remain there Continue reading
Find archaeologists disproved the theory that the first people came to America 12 thousand years ago
Brazil was discovered a cave with cave paintings, giving grounds to believe that the first people in America came to 18 thousand years earlier than believed by many archaeologists.
The new exhibition in Brazil were presented artifacts confirming the existence of the continent’s people for another 30 thousand years ago, whereas it is considered that the first people arrived to America from Asia 12 thousand years ago.
100 exhibits, including rock carvings and pottery, depict animals, ceremonies, hunting and even scenes from the sexual lives of this ancient group of first Americans.
The artifacts were discovered in the National Park Sera Da Capivara is located in the northeastern Brazilian state of piauí, on the border of the river Amazon and the Atlantic forest. From 1970-the year of the Franco-Brazilian archaeologist Niede the Guidon has headed a large-scale excavations in piauí, according to British tabloid mail Online in the latest issue. Continue reading
So, is the second ancient discovery found by archaeologists in Manevychi district. Scientists suggest that it’s a boat. About said the Director of Manevychi district Museum Peter Fomich . – informs UNN .
“Just found a place where we can say that there lies a boat. Just looks like water with derevko. As he looked the boat. But, thank God, until the site is not dug up,” said Peter Fomich.
From his words, on Thursday, October 15, will conduct archaeological excavations of the second findings. Found her in the river Styr near the village Semyon Manevychi district.
“What is the matter. We cannot say with certainty that this boat”, said the Director of the Museum.
On the first boat (on the main Photo) that was found between the villages Kopila and staroselye Manevychi district, Pyotr Fomich said that Volyn was attended by scientists from Kho
As reported by news Agency ” Volyn news . the news of a 13-metre boat with a millennial history . found on the banks of the Styr at starosele Manevychi district, spread Usenko Ukraine. Continue reading