Derek Smith prepares to head out for an ecological survey by canoe. With the site being uninhabited, many areas were only accessible via canoe or by cutting paths through the jungle with machetes.

Derek Smith prepares to head out for an ecological survey by canoe. With the site being uninhabited, many areas were only accessible via canoe or by cutting paths through the jungle with machetes. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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