Monday, November 23, 2015

Footnotes: Our Ever-changing World

The island of Kane pops up in historical sources, particularly during the battles between Sparta and Athens in the Peloponnesian Wars. However, the island does not appear on any map and its location has been a mystery.

Archeologists think they may have found it. It seems what is now part of Turkey, a small peninsula, was once an island. Over the centuries sediment built up between the mainland and the island, allowing the two to slowly join.

Very cool. Read on.

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