Sea Level 2000 years ago higher than today? Roman coastline discovered two miles inland
Read the Full Article

Climate Depot | 5/2/2017 | Marc Morano
mel4 (Posted by) Level 4
Click For Photo:

An archaeological dig at a Kent fort has uncovered the coastline at the time of the Roman invasion of Britain in 43AD – two miles from today’s shore.

The team was excavating a 295ft (90m) stretch of collapsed Roman wall, when they found a small medieval dock.

Heritage - Archaeologist - Tony - Wilmott - Surface

English Heritage archaeologist Tony Wilmott said they then found a “hard surface”, in a water-filled trench, which was the Roman beach.

The dig was on previously untouched land at Richborough Roman Fort.

Mr - Wilmott - Richborough - Roman - Fort

Mr Wilmott said: “It is widely known that Richborough Roman Fort was the gateway to Roman Britain 2,000 years ago.

(Excerpt) Read more at: Climate Depot
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Keep the change!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!