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Stone tool uncovered by Alaska landslide

A prehistoric stone tool has been discovered after an Alaskan landslide brought it to the surface. A devastating landslide near Sitka last year has produced an interesting discovery — evidence of early human occupation. Against unbelievable odds, a pair of Forest Service hydrologists mapping the Starrigavan slide found a curiously-shaped rock amid

50,000-year-old well-preserved trees found in Oregon hillside

Extremely well-preserved trees, which were buried in a landslide 50,000 years ago, have been uncovered by transportation works digging into a hill in Oregon. “They were cedar logs and they had bark on them. They had root wads on them. There were small branches,” he said. “You don’t see well-preserved