Advances in the archaeology of the Pampa and Patagonia

@article{Orquera1987AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the archaeology of the Pampa and Patagonia},
  author={Luis Abel Orquera},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={1987},
  volume={1},
  pages={333-413}
}
Archaeological data reveal two distinctive cultural adaptations on the Pampa and Patagonia of Argentina: terrestrial hunter-gatherers in the former and most of the latter region and maritime hunter-gatherers along the southern extreme. Both adaptations were achieved by the end of the fifth millennium B.C. Thereafter, a stable equilibrium was maintained, with a slow drift toward greater emphasis on resources providing the maximum return for the least effort. The high productivity of the Fuegian… 
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