Re: [gardeners] Wednesday, pretty close to the garden

Margaret Lauterbach (
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 12:46:43 -0600

Yikes. I do apologize. I didn't mean to send that to the Gardeners list, 
but it was to have been offline.  I am sorry.
But look at the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, plus the breadth of South 
America to get to the Amazon, versus the Atlantic, from Africa to 
Brazil.  I don't argue with the dates, just the route taken.  Margaret

>Hello, Margaret,
>I think there is a fair degree of validity to those claims. There are
>archeological digs in Brazil that far outdate the arrival of peoples
>over the land bridge from Asia. And DNA evidence, in the case of those
>sisters, is pretty hard to refute.
>I'd like to see more research done in this area, which has had
>archeologists baffled for ages (i.e. the great age of the materials
>found in Brazil.)
>This is the second piece I have seen on DC on this topic, which I
>believe we say on the Discovery Civilization or Discovery Science