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Archaeologists Race Melting Glaciers 2 Rescue Iron & Bronze Age Artifacts Exposed by Climate Change
Newsweek ^ | January 24, 2018 | By Kastalia Medrano

Posted on 01/24/2018 7:27:59 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Glacial archaeologists are racing melting ice in Norway to rescue thousands of ancient artifacts exposed by climate change—revealing something surprising about a mysterious and little-known ice age.

A team of scientists from Norway and the United Kingdom working in the mountains of Oppland, Norway, have discovered more than 2,000 artifacts, including Iron Age and Bronze Age weapons, remains of pack horses and even prehistoric skis.

According to lead author Lars Pilø, co-director of the Glacier Archaeology Program at Oppland County Council, the skis differ from the modern-day version considerably. They're broader, and might have at one point been partly covered in fur. The researchers also found an Iron Age tunic, a Bronze Age shoe (just one) and the remains of sleds.

But that profound environmental change led to a surprising spike in output, the team believes. The sheer volume of artifacts the archaeologists recovered from that period suggests that human human activity and production actually increased. Their compromised ability to grow crops forced the inhabitants to intensify all their other means of livelihood, said Pilø. It's an early and remarkable display of climate adaption.

Pilø also acknowledged that the ability to do this kind of field work is a mixed blessing; the warmer the planet gets and the more the glaciers melt, the more he and his colleagues stand to discover.

“This is sort of a dark archaeology, where we benefit from climate change that's making this ice high in the mountains melt,” Pilø said. "There’s not much we can do stop it, but at least we can be up there trying to find what we can.”

(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: archaeology; bronzeage; ggg; globalism; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; godsgravesglyphs; hoax; ironage; jotunheimen; norway; oppland; propaganda
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1 posted on 01/24/2018 7:27:59 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The premise of the archeological research as well as the article are both seriously flawed and expose their agenda.


2 posted on 01/24/2018 7:30:06 AM PST by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A team of scientists from Norway and the United Kingdom working in the mountains of Oppland, Norway, have discovered more than 2,000 artifacts, including Iron Age and Bronze Age weapons, remains of pack horses and even prehistoric skis.

So, they have discovered the first Bass ProShop?.................

3 posted on 01/24/2018 7:31:27 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

A few thousand years ago, there were glaciers down to New England, and the south of France. The climate has changed since then. It is foolish to think that the phenomenon responsible for that change is in longer in effect today.


4 posted on 01/24/2018 7:32:04 AM PST by I want the USA back (Doing more of what fails is the definition of liberalism and insanity.)
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To: SunkenCiv

PinGGG!..................................


5 posted on 01/24/2018 7:32:20 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
So....... they're CONTRIBUTING to rising sea levels caused by man-made global warming by melting the glaciers, eh?

Henceforth, we should cite this if anyone promotes any study showing rising sea levels. THIS is the reason why.

When they come back and say, "Something as small as archaeologists melting glaciers in Norway could not possibly contribute to rising sea levels." -- you can just give them THAT look.....

6 posted on 01/24/2018 7:33:00 AM PST by cincinnati65
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sure sounds like an admission that the planet was MUCH Warmer thousands of years ago, and that we are slowly Returning to the level the planet WAS!!!

What did prehistoric Man do to Heat the Planet up before the Ice Age killed them off?


7 posted on 01/24/2018 7:35:18 AM PST by eyeamok (Tolerance: The virtue of having a belief in Nothing!)
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Sounds like the Bronze Agers got wiped out by climate change. Why does the left refuse to believe what they can see and that it’s a natural event? /rhetorical question


8 posted on 01/24/2018 7:37:18 AM PST by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Is it just me or does everything in this article suggest that it was better for humans when it was warmer?


9 posted on 01/24/2018 7:40:42 AM PST by rey
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Which means that the ice was not there before, mmmmmmmm.


10 posted on 01/24/2018 7:41:33 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: eyeamok

Diet heavy in beans.


11 posted on 01/24/2018 7:43:56 AM PST by Eagles6
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So what caused this intense freeze that encased artifacts, weapons, pottery and clothing that has been imbedded in the ice for thousands of years? And why is no one questioning why the areas of Norway were once plush green sub-tropical regions before the freeze? the Article is all about Climate Change, when in fact we have evidence of tow climate changes, one so intense and quick that is free everything. Let’s talk about those that happened thousands of years ago


12 posted on 01/24/2018 7:46:13 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: cincinnati65

MGM did a short back in 1942 on Glacier and Waterton National Parks. They mentioned the glaciers have been receding since the last ice age 12000 years ago, and “IF THERE IS NO CLIMATIC CHANGE”,they will be gone in a thousand years.

So, glo-bull warming or not the glaciers will still melt.


13 posted on 01/24/2018 7:48:38 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Maybe it’s the Sun that causes ice to melt.


14 posted on 01/24/2018 7:52:47 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: eyeamok
Sure sounds like an admission that the planet was MUCH Warmer thousands of years ago, and that we are slowly Returning to the level the planet WAS!!! What did prehistoric Man do to Heat the Planet up before the Ice Age killed them off?

Discovered FIRE???/snicker

15 posted on 01/24/2018 7:52:58 AM PST by Don Corleone (.leave the gun, take the canolis, take it to the mattress.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/5067351/Rise-of-sea-levels-is-the-greatest-lie-ever-told.html


16 posted on 01/24/2018 7:57:17 AM PST by Eagles6
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I can see it already: “Paleo Skis” modeled after what they’ve recovered from the ice!


17 posted on 01/24/2018 8:15:13 AM PST by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“little-known ice age”

Little-known is right. Subtle lies like the above allow the deceivers to mislead the masses, as it’s continually repeated.

The time they’re talking about is a “glaciation”, not an ice age.

We are still in an ice age - 4 million years old, so far.

There have been 60 such glaciations within the current ice age, identifiable by layers of moraine.


18 posted on 01/24/2018 8:15:17 AM PST by fruser1
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dragons in SUVs I tell you.


19 posted on 01/24/2018 8:18:15 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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“Archaeologists Melting Glaciers to Rescue Iron and Bronze Age Artifacts Exposed by Climate Change”

Do they supply all these archaeologists with hand held hair dryers or such?


20 posted on 01/24/2018 8:32:07 AM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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