Agricultural productivity of Chaco Canyon could not sustain 2300 residents

July 10, 2019 - General

Chaco Canyon, a site that was once central to the lives of precolonial peoples called Anasazi, may not have been able to produce enough food to sustain thousands of residents, according to new research. The results could shed doubt on estimates of how many people were able to live in the region year-round.

The Hungo Pavi great house in Chaco Canyon
[Credit: National Park Service]Located in Chaco Culture National Historic Park in New…

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