Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead

Lost in the Amazon

DVD - 2011
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What happened to famed adventurer Colonel Percy Fawcett who went looking for the Lost City of 'Z,' in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of 'newly found' jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. Experts are rethinking the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest that before Columbus may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, [2011]
ISBN: 9781608834501
1608834506
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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May 16, 2016

Interesting, in that this accomplished explorer, soldier, surveyor, and follower of guru Madam Blavatsky, believed his grown son was destined to be a holy-man, taking him into the Amazon to meet up with the inhabitants of a great lost city, perhaps Atlantis. This intriguing idea of Atlantis being located in Ecuador is further expounded upon in James Rollins's book, "The Bone Labyrinth." Further, Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, joined an expedition there in 1976 in search of the "Metal Library," which they did not find.

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