Re: Salt and Neandertals (Re: Sodium homeostasis... was Re: tears

Tom Clarke (
8 Nov 1995 17:13:37 -0500

rtravsky@UWYO.EDU (Rich Travsky) writes:

>"J.E.Hawcroft" <> writes:

>>If you were living in Ice Age Europe I think salt would be the least of
>>your worries.
>Precisely. Fresh water, for example, would be a major concern.

Huh? Snow or ice + fire = fresh water.
If there is no ice or snow then it must have melted and could be found
in a stream.
Or is there knowledge that subglacial climates were very dry?

Tom Clarke

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