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Establishing Megalith Transport Routes Using Geographical Information System.

@inproceedings{Brodie2014EstablishingMT,
  title={Establishing Megalith Transport Routes Using Geographical Information System.},
  author={Graham Brodie and Leslie C. Hazell},
  year={2014}
}
Limited evidence has led to considerable debate about land routes and methods to move megaliths chosen for sculpture by prehistoric societies. The current research is investigating the question using Geographic Information System (GIS) to determine likely land pathways to transport megaliths over 100 kilometres in Mesoamerica by Preclassic Olmec society. Access was restricted and the terrain included floodplains, seasonal rivers and extensive swamps. Analyses were derived from digitised survey… Expand

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