by Brian Thomas, M.S.
ICR News previously reported evidence of Ice Age habitations in the English Channel.1 Fishermen and, more recently, researchers have dredged human artifacts and Ice Age animal bones such as mammoth teeth from the depths of the North Sea, which separates England from the European mainland. Now, investigators have begun mapping stone and ancient landform structures on and below the sea floor and are more seriously trying to piece together the clues.
Dr. Richard Bates, a geophysicist at St. Andrews University in Scotland, called the sunken civilization “Doggerland” after the United Kingdom’s east coast Dogger Banks. He said in a university press release that “we have found many artefacts and submerged features that are very difficult to explain by natural causes, such as mounds surrounded by ditches and fossilised tree stumps on the seafloor.”2
Seismic scans, taken in cooperation with oil companies, revealed ancient rivers and valleys that are now submerged. The researchers began reconstructing the ancient area’s “rivers, lakes, hills, coastlines and estuaries.”3 They are also gathering and mapping the locations of fossils, including microfossil pollen, of the undersea flora and fauna….
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