In the west of Canada archaeologists from the University of Victoria have found 10 prints of human feet. According to the scientists, their age can exceed 13 thousand years. If this information will be confirmed, these footprints would be the oldest on the mainland. In addition to the footprints specialists have also found the ashes from the fire with pieces of coal, which also of the same age the footprints. They are well preserved on the island of Calvert, despite changing sea levels and glacial period.
The footprints have already been sent for examination. Archaeologists say that previously the most ancient footprints on the continent considered those of 11 thousand years discovered in Mexico.