Skip to comments.Lake Sediments Record Climate Change At Cahokia
Posted on 02/15/2017 8:36:43 AM PST by fishtank
Lake Sediments Record Climate Change At Cahokia
National Public Radio reports that climatologist Broxton Bird of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and colleagues analyzed layers of calcite crystals interspersed with layers of mud on the bottom of Indianas Martin Lake in order to learn about historic rainfall levels at Cahokia. The study suggests that beginning in the 900s, the Central Mississippi Valley received more rain than usual. And carbon isotopes found in skeletons at Mississippian cities indicate that people ate a lot of corn. That comes at right around 950, and thats around the time the population at Cahokia explodes, Bird said. Then around A.D. 1200, at a time of increased worldwide volcanic activity, the weather pattern in North America shifted. We switch to profound drought at A.D. 1350, Bird explained. According to the climate record in the Martin Lake sediments, the drought lasted for 500 years. Archaeological evidence suggests that palisades were built at Cahokia after A.D. 1250, villages were burned, and skeletal remains show signs of decapitations and other injuries.
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This image is NOT from the archaeology.org article...
Kewl, I didn’t know they celebrated Festivus in
Did they analyze the tea leaves and sheep entrails for evidence of climate change?
Lol.. from the mt St. Helens explosions we know a lot of this is rigged science. Archeologists have a long history of just plain lying and being used by politics, power brokers.
We have more facts and data at our fingertips than any other ciulture at any time in history.
Yet our “scientists” and researchers spend their time manipulating data to fit the liberal narative and ignoring facts (inconvenient truths?) that don’t support their preconceived conclusions.
If the picture is accurate, that had an airing of grievances on a grand scale...
500 years of drought indicates no fake science but a natural solar cycle.
The archaeological site Cahokia Mounds is not at or near the modern day town of Cahokia on your map, which was a French settlement. The mounds site’s on the Highway 111, the big mound next to US64 closer to Collinsville, by State Park Place in the north.
Didn’t know there were SUV’s and Republicans back then.
It would be a feat of strength just to climb
to the top of the platforms.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in Gods sight. As it is written: He catches the wise in their craftiness;
Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.
Didn’t DeSoto report of massive Mississippian populations and villages in his travels? And 200 years later the early French Explorers found nothing.
One theory was that the herds of swine that DeSoto brought with him infected the native deer population killing them to the point of near extinction in that part of the country.
Consequently the indigenous population starved.
Exactly my point!
Before the 500 years of drought there was something else.
Climate changes and the power of the sun dictates how and when.
The Medieval Warm Period lasted from about 950 to 1250. Fits beautifully. It was followed by the Little Ice Age, which we started recovering from about 1750.
Because the Medieval Warm Period and the Little Ice Age do not fit the models of the climate alarmists, they have worked hard to discredit them, particularly the Medival Warm Period, when temperatures were likely above those of today.
My personal thought is that they get some idea in their head based on their modern ideology and then use their education, tools, and whatever else that is needed to explain something that happened thousands of years ago and tell us we need to stop using plastic bags or whaever. Still doesn’t make them right.
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