In part two of the latest Radio Expedition, NPR's Neal Conan reports that exploration work done on the Black Sea provides scientific evidence of an enormous pre-historic flood. Five hundred feet below the sea's current surface, scientists found rounded beach pebbles and mollusk shells that are about seven-thousand years old. Experts say this proves something caused the sea level to rise drastically and they believe this ancient flood is the foundation for the story of Noah. (8:25)
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