Wednesday, February 27, 2013
National Geographic Acheivements And Milestones-4
*-- During April 1979 a research carried out under the auspices of the National Geographic Society, a female anthropologist Mary Lekey didcovered 3.5 milliomn years old footprints These footprints were found in the form of fossils in the vulcanic ash in the area of Olduval Gorge in The East African country of Tanzania. alled Laetoli footprints are considered to be linked to the ancient groups of modern human beings. *-- George Bass from America is among the founders of searchers searching archaelogical things under the water. In 1984 with the financial support of the society he discovered remainants of a 3400 years old sunk ship in the Cape Gelidonya area of Southern Turkey and found wealth of antiques related to copper age.