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Winter temperatures in the area of interest, were probably like the southern United States today, so we can rule out dog-sledding.Sea level was more than 100 metres below present making that location accessible.Es asombroso que hayan encontrado esa obsidiana en ese lugar tan vasto. Raúl Your ancestors were quite the travelers and also very innovative.
It also should be stressed that these people were skilled travellers, who regularly visited today’s New Siberia, Faddeyevskiy and Kotel’nyy Islands to the south and west of the site—as indicated by the presence of raw materials procured from these locations.' They believe that ‘dog-sled technology, the environment and phenology have remained largely the same in the East Siberian Arctic regions for millennia, regardless of developments such as the introduction of metals, pottery or other innovations.
‘The most suitable season for the use of animals for transport during the occupation of the Zhokhov site would probably have been in early spring (March and April), when snow is still solid and the days are longer than in the winter.
Indeed, today, the popular Beringia dog-sled race — a super-long-distance expedition of over 1000 km —normally takes place during this time of the year.
They conclude: 'Early Holocene super-long-distance obsidian exchange in the High Arctic is now scientifically demonstrated.
Such an exchange system is a remarkable example of a subsistence strategy in use in northern Siberia at that time, if not earlier.