This morning's New York Times reports that archaeologists have found traces of ancient sea-farers who arrived on Crete sometime between 100,000 and 700,000 years ago, pushing back the first-known human maritime voyages by tens of thousands of years. Previously, the earliest known voyages were those that brought humans to Australia roughly 60,000 years ago.
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