The promo released by the channel suggests that the bridge may not even be a natural formation, and instead may have been built by humans.
The show, citing images from a Nasa satellite, claims that investigators have found a line of rocks 30-miles-long between Sri Lanka and India.
The stones in the image are sitting on a ‘sandbar’, which occur in areas with shallow water. As archaeologist Chelsea Rose explains, sand could accumulate between the land masses.
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An analysis of the rocks found on the sea bed shows that they predate the sand, Rose adds.
Specifically, the 7,000-year-old rocks are sitting on sand that is 4,000-years-old.
In fact, geologist Dr Alan Lester believes that the stones were brought from afar and set atop the sandbar island chain.
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