- --- In alternate-history@y..., "Victorian Cow" <victoriancow2345@h...>
> give them Siberian grains, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs,That depends on what could live right through Siberia right into its
> camels, yaks.
furthest cold northeast and into the Chukotskiy Peninsula, before it
got to the Isthmus of Bering. Thus, e.g. leave out camels. There has
been contact there OTL before the white man came, e.g. there are
Eskimos in Siberia as well as in America.
- They chase the coastal marine life and shellfish. Natural to keep moving
towards unexploited and hence better feeding frounds. Its a series of
micromovements that add up to an end result.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Roche" <tertullianus_2000@...>
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 7:22 PM
Subject: Re: [alternate-history] Re: (an alternate ) icebridge
> Even if there were humans in southern Africa who could
> have begun this trek across several thousand miles of
> open ice, would they have dared to do so, knowing that
> there was virtually no food available and not knowing
> if there would ever be land on the other side?
> --- lord_of_change2001@... wrote:
> > What if During the last iceage an extended (but
> > still temporary )
> > connection had been made via antartica , exended
> > pack ice and
> > glaciers between the horn of Africa and South
> > America ? It would
> > require only minimal changes to global weather
> > patterns to alow this
> > icebridge to exist for a few hunded years . Ample
> > time for a
> > population of humans to spread along the relatively
> > rich coast region
> > of antartica and enter South America from the South
> > . What would be
> > the likely consequences of having two entirely
> > different groups of
> > humans working their way respectively up and down
> > the Americas ?
> > LoC
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