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Drone reveals ancient underwater petroglyph


When Rob Antill flew his camera-mounted drone over Kootenay Lake near Nelson, British Columbia (red marker), he captured a photo of  a huge ancient underwater petroglyph which may have been created before glaciers began to melt into lakes about 12,000 years ago.  Archaeological evidence might support this theory; some of Canada’s oldest man-made artifacts have been found around Kootenay Lake.  An example of the area’s rock paintings is shown in the right photo below. It’s worth noting that the native Ktunaxa language is unique and not linked to any other language in North America.– The editor