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Did Ancient Chinese Explore America? My Journey Through the Rocky Mountains to Find Answers

By Charlotte Harris Rees

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A chinese language vintage, the Shan Hai Jing, reportedly from 2000 BC claimed travels to the ends of the earth. although, this day many, whereas accepting the antiquity of this account, think it was once simply mythology. yet used to be it?

Testing the speculation that the Shan Hai Jing defined genuine surveys of North the USA, Charlotte Harris Rees, writer of books approximately early chinese language exploration, an alleged 1100 mile chinese language trek alongside the japanese slope of the USA Rocky Mountains. The chinese language account must have been effortless to disprove. within the travelogue Did old chinese language discover America?

Rees candidly stocks her preliminary doubts then her seek and discoveries. She weaves jointly heritage, sophisticated humor, educational reviews, and plenty of pictures to inform a compelling tale.

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In chinese language mythology there has been a creature representing chaos which used to be variously named Konton, Dijiang, or Hudun. It was once defined as a divine puppy or a wide beast with six legs, 4 wings, and no head or eyes. In A chinese language Bestiary: unfamiliar beings from the Guideways via Mountains and Seas via college of California Press, Richard E. Strassberg discusses a six-legged Hudun which he additionally refers to as Dijiang. Strassberg fees from grasp Zhang concerning this beast then explains its figurative that means: the following Hudun should be learn as a determine of primordial chaos who's a sufferer of useful job, destroyed by means of the well-intentioned even though dangerously inaccurate efforts of humanizing civilization.

In spite of the fact that, it appeared farther than the defined mile. possibly it used to be miles each one approach. Grays height & Torreys top Dave, who at domestic works out on the YMCA six days every week, had trouble with nausea and respiring a result of altitude. He instructed me to head on forward. in the meantime, a number of humans handed us coming or going. a tender couple walked previous speaking a couple of mountain lion they'd visible. At 12:30 p. m. I met a guy and his puppy. They already have been to the pinnacle and again due to the fact that 6 a. m. One guy walked down the path along with his child on his again.

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Hendon inquired at an area college, yet was once informed that there's no list of strip mining in that sector. He was once additionally informed that there's a lot indication of volcanic task, yet no calderas there both. The bowl is formed like a caldera. This photograph used to be shot from west of Baldy height taking a look east. Pam, our advisor, mentioned that if one perspectives Mt. Livermore on Google Earth and turns the north at the best circle to the ground (south is then on the best) that he can see the realm clearer. utilizing this system, Hendon contends that the basin that appears like a caldera was once the sluice.

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