Beverly Goodman carefully carries a core obtained from a shallow, back lagoonal swamp near the site’s ancient sacbe. The hyper-saline waters and soft sediments often made it a challenge to walk through the area.

Beverly Goodman carefully carries a core obtained from a shallow, back lagoonal swamp near the site’s ancient sacbe. The hyper-saline waters and soft sediments often made it a challenge to walk through the area. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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