The Ingenious Ancient Technology Concealed in the Shallows

After an earthquake struck Canada in 1946, hundreds of wooden stakes were unearthed from the mud, baffling people for years. However, archaeological research has recently found out their purpose; they were evidence of a large-scale sustainable fishing operation. The stakes formed a fish trap that would corral salmon in during high tide, and wooden panels kept them from swimming out. Once the people had their fill of fish, they would free the rest by removing the panels. Read full article here


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