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  • "(Remains of ancient forests buried in the tundra—called adamovchina, since they were thought to date to the time of Adam, in the Bible—are so common that one explorer poetically referred to a series of Arctic bluffs as 'the wooden hills.')"

    —Richard Stone, Mammoth: The Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant, (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2001), 24–25

    See also noevchina.

    September 20, 2008