Sunday, December 5, 2010

Nikumaroro: Challenges to Doing Archaeology - 2

Areas that aren't covered in Scaevola are often covered in coconuts and pandanus gone wild, which dump a tremendous load of leaves, fronds, nuts, etc. on the ground, which then rots and forms a pretty difficult ground-cover.

Walking through this stuff is not entirely easy, and detecting anything under it is something else again.  Not a walk in the park.

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