boats notes - Slide 1 Boats have served as short-distance...

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Slide 1 Boats have served as short-distance transportation since early times Circumstantial evidence, such as the early settlement of Australia over 40,000 years ago, suggests that boats have been used since ancient times The earliest boats have been predicted [2] to be logboats . The oldest boats to be found by archaeological excavation are logboats from around 7,000–10,000 years ago. Pesse- it is a dugout or hollowed tree trunk from a Pinus sylvestris . 143 feet (44m) long and 20 feet (6m) wide. According to carbon-14 dating analysis it was constructed somewhere between 8200 and 7600 B.C. This canoe is exhibited in the Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands; [3] [4] other very old dugout boats have been recovered. [5] [6] [7] [8] A 7,000 year-old seagoing boat made from reeds and tar has been found in Kuwait . [9] Boats were used between 4000 BCE and 3000 BCE in Sumer , [1] ancient Egypt [10] and in the Indian Ocean . [1] cloth sails on single log and simple long narrow sailboats. Boats played a very important part in the commerce between the
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course JOURNALISM 162 taught by Professor Shah during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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