Skip to comments.Superdirt Made Lost Amazon Cities Possible
Posted on 11/30/2008 3:36:23 PM PST by JoeProBono
Centuries-old European explorers' tales of lost cities in the Amazon have long been dismissed by scholars, in part because the region is too infertile to feed a sprawling civilization. But new discoveries support the idea of an ancient Amazonian urban networkand ingeniously engineered soil may have made it all possible.
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amusing/bemusing oldie turned up in the “dirt” keyword:
“ENDANGERED” dirt. Enviro-whackos have found something new to stop building.
Fox news | 11/21/03 | Fox news
Posted on 11/21/2003 5:05:29 PM PST by Rightone
The Ukrainians were not happy.
I have seen wheat fields from the train that are so large they disappear over the horizon. Quite a sight.
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