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Monte Verde: A Late Pleistocene Settlement in Chile.
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Monte Verde: Seaweed, Food, Medicine, and the Peopling of South America
The identification of human artifacts at the early archaeological site of Monte Verde in southern Chile has raised questions of when and how people reached the tip of South America without leavingExpand
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Probing deeper into first American studies
  • T. Dillehay
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 27 January 2009
The initial peopling of the Americas has proved one of the most challenging episodes in reconstructing global prehistory, challenging because researchers struggle with the vagaries of earlyExpand
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Preceramic Adoption of Peanut, Squash, and Cotton in Northern Peru
The early development of agriculture in the New World has been assumed to involve early farming in settlements in the Andes, but the record has been sparse. Peanut (Arachis sp.), squash (CucurbitaExpand
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The Settlement of the Americas
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Long-term human response to uncertain environmental conditions in the Andes
  • T. Dillehay, A. Kolata
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 15 March 2004
Human interaction with the physical environment has increasingly transformed Earth-system processes. Reciprocally, climate anomalies and other processes of environmental change of natural andExpand
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New Archaeological Evidence for an Early Human Presence at Monte Verde, Chile
Questions surrounding the chronology, place, and character of the initial human colonization of the Americas are a long-standing focus of debate. Interdisciplinary debate continues over the timing ofExpand
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Deglaciation and Holocene climate change in the western Peruvian Andes
Pollen, charcoal, magnetic susceptibility, and bulk density data provide the first paleoecological record spanning the last 33,000 years from the western cordillera of the Peruvian Andes. SparseExpand
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On a Pleistocene human occupation at Pedra Furada, Brazil
The last decades of fieldwork have not decisively upset the long-held view that the settlement of the Americas occurred in the very latest Pleistocene, as marked in North America by the ClovisExpand
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The late Pleistocene cultures of South America
Important to an understanding of the first peopling of any continent is an understanding of human dispersion and adaptation and their archeological signatures. Until recently, the earliestExpand
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