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Dene and Yeniseian Languages Out of Beringia

Caption: This polar projection map of Asia and North America shows the approximate terminal Pleistocene shoreline. The center of geographic distribution of Yeniseian and Na-Dene language is in Beringia. From this center burgundy arrows extend toward the North American coast and into Siberia. A blue arrow indicates Interior dispersals of Na-Dene.

Credit: Mark A. Sicoli; doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091722.g004

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