Did you know? LiDAR and Olmec

March 24, 2023 Déborah

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💡 The famous Olmec civilization, known to be the oldest in Mesoamerica, is even older than we thought. Indeed, recently, researchers have exploited a lidar survey carried out in the southern Gulf of Mexico and their conclusions are very interesting: the civilization would be even more ancient! LiDAR technology allowed them to discover structures older than the presumed period of civilization dating. So this calls into question the chronology of Olmec history…

Source: https://www.lemonde.fr/lmdgft/1/NjE1NzI4OS1kZmt4bm5tZ3d5enU=

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