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Lost cities of the Amazon revealed

Lost cities of the Amazon revealed
trefwoorden: BraziliŽ - Amazone - wegen - bruggen - pleinen
Archaeologists discover a grid of villages and managed parks.
Newly discovered traces of ancient roads, bridges, and plazas in Brazilís tropical forest may help dispel the once-popular impression of an ďuntouchedĒ Amazon before the Europeansí arrival. In southern Brazil, archaeologists have found the remains of a network of urban communities that apparently hosted a population many thousands strong. Reporting their findings in the journal Science, published by AAAS, the science society, the researchers say the people who dwelled there dramatically changed their local landscape.

Lees verder bij: MSNBC News (18 september 2003)