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Lost Mayan City Discovered Under Guatemala Jungle
Time via AP via Yahoonews ^ | 03 Feb 2018 | staff

Posted on 02/06/2018 9:53:26 PM PST by blueplum

(GUATEMALA CITY) — Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala’s Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.

The discoveries, which included industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals, were announced Thursday by an alliance of U.S., European and Guatemalan archaeologists working with Guatemala’s Mayan Heritage and Nature Foundation.

The study estimates that roughly 10 million people may have....

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TOPICS: History; Science
KEYWORDS: ancientculture; godsgravesglyphs; guatamala; guatemala; junglelife; mayans
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Question for the learned scholars of FR - why would a population of 10 million need 'extensive defensive fences" "ramparts" and "citidels"? Who were they wanting to defend themselves from?
1 posted on 02/06/2018 9:53:27 PM PST by blueplum
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2 posted on 02/06/2018 9:58:42 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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There are un-excavated ruins all over Central America. You can climb to the top of excavated ruins/temples, look over the rain forest, and see areas where the vegetation suggests there is something underneath.
3 posted on 02/06/2018 10:00:28 PM PST by neverevergiveup
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Where the hell did everyone go?


4 posted on 02/06/2018 10:09:58 PM PST by Nachoman (Following victory, its best to reload.)
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Away...


5 posted on 02/06/2018 10:11:53 PM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.cwom/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M5)
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They went out for a pack of cigarettes...


6 posted on 02/06/2018 10:12:22 PM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.cwom/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M5)
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And a six-pack.


7 posted on 02/06/2018 10:20:47 PM PST by Noumenon (It isn't racist if it's true, is it?)
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“Where the hell did everyone go?”

They went over the US border to vote Democrat.


8 posted on 02/06/2018 10:21:23 PM PST by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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Miami?


9 posted on 02/06/2018 10:21:39 PM PST by umgud
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10 posted on 02/06/2018 10:30:59 PM PST by Daffynition (The New PTSD: PRESIDENT-Trump Stress Disorder - The LSN didn’t make Trump, so they can't break him)
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Question for the learned scholars of FR - why would a population of 10 million need 'extensive defensive fences" "ramparts" and "citidels"? Who were they wanting to defend themselves from?

Illegal immigrants from Mexico, of course. An early version of 'The Wall'.

11 posted on 02/06/2018 10:33:29 PM PST by eldoradude (Keep calm...we'll get to the carrion part later.)
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From each other. If they were like other Mayans they were split into rival city states.


12 posted on 02/06/2018 10:36:14 PM PST by Hugin (Conservatism without Nationalism is a fraud..)
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Where the hell did everyone go?

California.


13 posted on 02/06/2018 10:47:44 PM PST by vannrox (The Preamble to the Bill of Rights - without it, our Bill of Rights is meaningless!)
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Amazing! We toured Ostia Antica just outside Rome. Another lost city d3stroyed by volcano, ash.


14 posted on 02/06/2018 11:22:03 PM PST by buffyt (I am the way the truth the light, no one comes to the Father except by ME. Jesus said...)
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15 posted on 02/06/2018 11:27:22 PM PST by Bratch ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke)
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How many more “lost” cities are their?


16 posted on 02/06/2018 11:32:48 PM PST by Reno89519 (Americans Are Dreamers, Too! No to Amnesty, Yes to Catch-and-Deport, and Yes to E-Verify.)
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From the Indian invaders (now called our Mexican invaders). At they had defenses.


17 posted on 02/06/2018 11:34:25 PM PST by Reno89519 (Americans Are Dreamers, Too! No to Amnesty, Yes to Catch-and-Deport, and Yes to E-Verify.)
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From the Indian invaders (now called our Mexican invaders). At they had defenses.


18 posted on 02/06/2018 11:34:26 PM PST by Reno89519 (Americans Are Dreamers, Too! No to Amnesty, Yes to Catch-and-Deport, and Yes to E-Verify.)
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They misplaced their GPS.
That’s how the city got lost.
;-P


19 posted on 02/06/2018 11:47:06 PM PST by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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Current Guatemala population totals 16 million


20 posted on 02/06/2018 11:56:34 PM PST by Southack (The one thing preppers need from the 1st World? http://tinyurl.com/ktfwljc .)
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