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

Rich Travsky (rtravsky@UWYO.EDU)
11 Nov 95 12:56:12 MST (Tom Clarke) writes:
>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.
That can be the tricky part.

>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?
Winters may have been tough, whatever the availability during warmer

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