Exploration of the Chilca Canyon, Peru

  title={Exploration of the Chilca Canyon, Peru},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Andr{\'e} Engel},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={55 - 58}
  • F. Engel
  • Published 1 February 1970
  • Geology
  • Current Anthropology
Detailed exploration of the 1,000 sq. km. that form the Chilca hydrological basin, on the central coast of Peru, has shown that despite its being one of the most arid of all the coastal valleys, it actually contains hundreds of as yet unexcavated archeological sites. This evidence of prehistoric settlement, ranging from caves attributable to the early Holocene to villages of reed huts of late preColumbian age, was brought to light by a survey of the valley conducted as part of a research… 
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