The Solutrean Atlantic Hypothesis: A View from the Ocean

  title={The Solutrean Atlantic Hypothesis: A View from the Ocean},
  author={K. Westley and J. Dix},
Abstract One current hypothesis for the Pleistocene peopling of the Americas invokes a dispersal by European hunter-gatherers along a biologically productive “corridor” situated on the edge of the sea-ice that filled the Atlantic Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM). In this paper, we assert that critical paleoceanographic data underpinning this hypothesis has not yet been examined in sufficient detail. To this end, we present data which show that the corridor may not have existed, and… Expand
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