First evidence of legendary China flood may rewrite history

Miami (AFP) – Geologists have found the first evidence for China’s Great Flood, a 4,000-year-old disaster on the Yellow River that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization, researchers said Thursday.

The findings in the journal Science may help rewrite history because they not only show that a massive flood did occur, but that it was in 1920 BC, several centuries later than traditionally thought. Continue reading First evidence of legendary China flood may rewrite history