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The Western Amazon's "Garden Cities"

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Science  29 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5893, pp. 1151
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5893.1151

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On page 1214 of this issue of Science, a U.S.-Brazilian research team reports finding a set of "garden cities" built in the forests of the south-central Amazon as early as 1250 C.E.