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Amelia Earhart mystery solved? Scientist '99 percent' sure bones found belong to aviator
Fox News, AP ^ | 3/7/2018 | James Rogers

Posted on 03/07/2018 11:29:46 AM PST by sodpoodle

A scientific study claims to shed new light on the decades-long mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart. Richard Jantz, an emeritus anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee, argues that bones discovered on the Pacific Island of Nikumaroro in 1940 were likely Earhart’s remains. The research contradicts a forensic analysis of the remains in 1941 that described the bones as belonging to a male. The bones, which were subsequently lost, continue to be a source of debate.

Earhart, who was attempting to fly around the world, disappeared with navigator Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, during a flight from Papua New Guinea to Howland Island in the Pacific.

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KEYWORDS: ameliaearhart; earhart; frednoonan; godsgravesglyphs; imaginaryautopsies; mysteries; nikumaroro; richardjantz; uoftennessee
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Many photographs and conflicting analyses still being reviewed.
1 posted on 03/07/2018 11:29:46 AM PST by sodpoodle
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To: sodpoodle

Would be interesting if Paul Allen directed efforts to scouring that area for remains of the Earhart plane.


2 posted on 03/07/2018 11:34:05 AM PST by Rebelbase ( Hillary, DNC, DOJ and FBI colluded with a British National to influence the 2016 Pres. election)
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To: sodpoodle

Big ocean -— little island. The Lockheed Electra Model 10 was a lousy boat.

Most of these surviving the ditching theories are based upon a decision to seek out other islands which were too far away based upon a critical fuel situation.

Lots of aircraft have been lost in the Pacific. Ask Eddie Rickenbacker.


3 posted on 03/07/2018 11:38:50 AM PST by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a Russian AK-47 and a French bikini.)
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To: sodpoodle

Goes against the supposedly strong theory of Amelia being a POW and executed on Saipan while her plane was burned and buried on the current runway with other damaged Jap zero’s.


4 posted on 03/07/2018 11:54:17 AM PST by New Perspective (Proud father of a son with Down Syndrome and fighting to keep him off Obama's death panels.)
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To: sodpoodle

No DNA...no teeth....no 99%


5 posted on 03/07/2018 11:59:33 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Agree- the heading caught my attention - as it was designed to - and I posted the thread before reading all the details - it’s still the same old ‘scientific’ mumbojumbo - proving nothing. This will go on for another 100 years.


6 posted on 03/07/2018 12:07:44 PM PST by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers)
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To: Sacajaweau

I was thinkin the same... what, no DNA test with a surviving descendant?


7 posted on 03/07/2018 12:14:27 PM PST by Tallguy
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To: sodpoodle
The real mystery is where are the bones? If they had the bones, they could do DNA analysis, then it's thumbs up or thumbs down, and case closed.
 
8 posted on 03/07/2018 12:22:03 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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To: sodpoodle

I watched this story and it wreaked of drawing a conclusion then finding facts to support the conclusion rather than the other way around. There are way too many “proofs” that Earhart died here or died there for me to be satisfied on this alone. I want DNA evidence not a statistical possibility of bone mass.


9 posted on 03/07/2018 12:33:13 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Donald Trump: Doing the work American politicians just won't do.)
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To: Governor Dinwiddie
If they had the bones, they could do DNA analysis, then it's thumbs up or thumbs down, and case closed.

Aaaahhhh, but then that would effectively KILL the brouhaha over Ms. Earhart's disappearance, now wouldn't it? As it is now, they can wildly speculate that she was a POW or that we will never know what truly happened or all kinds of other stupidity.
10 posted on 03/07/2018 1:14:06 PM PST by ExTxMarine (Diversity is tolerance; diverse points of views will not be tolerated!)
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Yeah. Like bigfoot, and UFOs, there is a cottage industry built around Amelia Earhart. I wonder if her bones really "disappeared" or were just buried somewhere after concluding they were a man's bones.

American wingnuts, gotta love em'—LOL. I remember hearing rumors and stories that John Kennedy's brain disappeared, and that his real casket was shot full of holes and buried at sea!
 

11 posted on 03/07/2018 1:30:41 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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To: sodpoodle

If you find Elvis then you will find Amelia.


12 posted on 03/07/2018 2:10:14 PM PST by Revel
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To: sodpoodle

1% sure would be more realistic.


13 posted on 03/07/2018 2:38:41 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (The first step in ending the war on white people is to recognize it exists.)
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The bones, which were subsequently lost

No 99%

14 posted on 03/07/2018 3:01:43 PM PST by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Governor Dinwiddie

“The real mystery is where are the bones? If they had the bones, they could do DNA analysis, then it’s thumbs up or thumbs down, and case closed.”

Probably in some collectors showroom.
People collect all kinds of strange things so the probable bones of Amelia Earhart would be worth a pretty penny.
Enough to bribe an official to publicly declare them to come from a male, then issue a letter stating the bones are from the female flyer.

The world of collecting can be strange and some things VERY strange.


15 posted on 03/07/2018 3:22:31 PM PST by oldvirginian ("The people built this country. And it is the people who are making America great again.” D TRUMP)
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People collect all kinds of strange things so the probable bones of Amelia Earhart would be worth a pretty penny.

Depending on who you choose to believe, the Skull and Bones secret society at Yale has the skeleton of Geronimo somewhere within the bowels of its sanctum. Allegedly it was George Prescott Bush and some fellow members who raided the grave.

And then there is the old legend that there is a fraternity at UNC Chapel Hill which for well over a century has in its possession a goblet made from the skull of Blackbeard the pirate.

16 posted on 03/08/2018 9:34:09 AM PST by Ciaphas Cain (Progressives don't care about quality. Progressives only care about appearances.)
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 1ofmanyfree; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; 31R1O; ...
Thanks sodpoodle.
...bones discovered on the Pacific Island of Nikumaroro in 1940... were subsequently lost, continue to be a source of debate.
Looks and smells more like TIGHAR, and it was about the right time for their annual pump-and-dump.

17 posted on 03/08/2018 9:35:59 AM PST by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: New Perspective
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18 posted on 03/08/2018 9:37:11 AM PST by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: Ciaphas Cain

Those very old college frats have some strange stories about them. I wouldn’t doubt many of them were true.
Considering it’s the Skull and Bones and a Bush was involved, I tend to believe it.

Blackbeards skull being possessed by a NC frat is believable since he considered the Carolinas his “garden” where he picked off many merchant ships. He was also killed just off Ocracoke island, NC.


19 posted on 03/08/2018 10:31:38 AM PST by oldvirginian ("The people built this country. And it is the people who are making America great again.” D TRUMP)
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To: SunkenCiv

20 posted on 03/08/2018 10:42:46 AM PST by colorado tanker
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