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Archaeological mounds in Marajó Island in northern Brazil: a geological perspective integrating remote sensing and sedimentology

Earthen mounds with archaeological artifacts have been well known in Marajó Island since the 19th century. Their documented dimensions are impressive, e.g., up to 20 m high, and with areas as large as 90 ha. The mounds, locally known as tesos, impose a significant relief on the very low-lying lands...
  • por Portal Padrão
  • publicado
  • 26/08/2009
  • 1:17 PM