Oscar Neil Cruz's research while affiliated with Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia and other places

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Settlement maps for the 19 sites identified in this research. Each map shows digitized archaeological and topographical features. Digitized features are shown over a composite hillshade view taken from 16 different angles draped on a color shaded DSM with a resolution of 1 m/pixel. Contour interval is 25 cm. All visualizations created using high re...
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The Mosquitia ecosystem of Honduras occupies the fulcrum between the American continents and as such constitutes a critical region for understanding past patterns of socio-political development and interaction. Heavy vegetation, rugged topography, and remoteness have limited scientific investigation. This paper presents prehistoric patterns of sett...

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... During this period, the Honduran Antiquities Authority (IHAH) also took on an important role [8,15,35], and a long-term project was undertaken in the Culmí Valley [1]. More recent research includes a LiDAR survey in the Mosquitia [12] and excavations at Selin Farm [14]. This research helped to define northeast Honduras as its own culture area, especially based on its unique style of material culture. ...