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World's oldest snowshoe found in Italy's Dolomites

Scientists in Italy’s Dolomite mountains have unveiled what they believe to be the world’s Oldest Snowshoe. The snowshoe was discovered by chance on the Gurgler Eisjoch glacier, close to Italy’s border with Austria  [Credit: ANSA-USP]Carbon-dating has shown that the rudimentary snow shoe, made of birch wood and twine, was made in the late Neolithic age, between 3,800 and 3,700 BC. “It is the oldest snowshoe in the world so far...

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