Ms. Roosevelt, Amazon, etc.
Might need to use bug me not.
Uh, how can he tell it was made fertile hundreds of years ago? Do the years since then have nothing to do with its fertility?
More beauty destroyed by evil whitie.... Yakub did all this....
If only Lope de Aguirre had gotten there a little sooner...he could have found a flourishing civilization. Of course he probably would have massacred everyone.
Reading the diary of Francisco de Orellana, the first European explorer to travel down the Amazon from Peru to the Atlantic, he wrote of numerous large villages and highly organized societies. All of them tried to kill him and his men. He was attacked by a tribe of very tall, powerful female archers which is how the river got its name.
IIRC, he started with about 500 men plus horses, war dogs, and many porters. IIRC, he made it to Trinidad with about 20 survivors.
Jove! Percy Fawcett was right!
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To my knowledge the one thing you’d have to have in major quantity to do anything with the Amazon basin would be DDT.
Did climate have anything to do with this? It looks like the remains coincide with the height of the Little Ice Age.