|A V-shaped hunting blind on the floor of Lake Huron is shown in a submitted photo. |
Image is courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/John O'Shea, UMMAA and The Vancouver Sun.
April 28, 2014.
Bob Weber, of the Canadian Press, has written an interesting article about recently discovered remains of prehistoric hunting blinds under Lake Huron.
" "We found it a little bit by accident," he [John O'Shea] said. "We were doing this scanning sonar work to try to map these other features and this stuff appears in real time on your computer screen as you're mapping and suddenly it's like, 'Oh my God. What is this?'"
In 37 metres of water, just over 50 kilometres from shore, O'Shea was looking at two stone lines forming a lane about 30 metres long and eight metres wide which ended in a corral-type structure. It had hunting blinds built into the sides as well as other lanes and structures. "