American origin dating back
November 2004 — Radiocarbon dating report indicates that artifacts excavated from Pleistocene terrace in May were recovered from soil that dates some 50,000 years. GOODYEAR III University of South Carolina archaeologist Albert C.
May 2001 — Geologists revisit Topper and obtain ancient plant remains deep down in the Pleistocene terrace.
Evidence of modern man's migration out of the African continent has been documented in Australia and Central Asia at 50,000 years and in Europe at 40,000 years.
The fact that humans could have been in North America at or near the same time is expected to spark debate among archaeologists worldwide, raising new questions on the origin and migration of the human species.
Goodyear developed his interest in archaeology in the 1960s as a member of the F1orida Anthropological Society and through avocational experiences along Florida's central Gulf Coast.
He wrote and published articles about sites and artifacts from that region for The Florida Anthropologist in the late 1960s.