Trivia: Sept. 8, 2017

Question: The Pesse canoe is believed to be the world’s oldest known boat, with carbon dating indicating it was constructed during the early Mesolithic period (between 8040 BCE and 7510 BCE). What was it built of and what are its dimensions?

Answer: The dugout-style canoe measures 117 inches long and 17 inches wide, and was formed from a single scots pine log.

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