Early South Americans conquered the A...

Early South Americans conquered the Atacama desert

There are 1 comment on the New Scientist story from Aug 21, 2013, titled Early South Americans conquered the Atacama desert. In it, New Scientist reports that:

The heart of the Atacama desert is the driest place on Earth. But that didn't prevent the first settlers of South America from setting up home there more than 12,000 years ago.

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SpaceBlues

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#1 Aug 21, 2013
Let's face it, this is stunning. We need details, such as what happened to those people. Was there a climate shift?

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