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Reed Boat Sets off on Ocean Trip

From an article by Mark Pivac, published on the BBC News web site on 12th July 2007:
A team of explorers has set sail from the US for Spain in a 12-metre-long (40ft) reed boat, hoping to spend about two months sailing across the Atlantic.

They are trying to prove that Stone Age people crossed the ocean thousands of years before Christopher Columbus in the 15th Century.

Aymara Indians in Bolivia, who still use reed boats, built the new vessel.
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Kammer Posted by Kammer
12th July 2007ce
Edited 7th December 2007ce

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