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In any case, the chart should give the reader a fair idea of what was happening on the Yucatán Peninsula (at least at a few sites) during the times in question. 0) correlation. In 1986 George E Andrews published a work on Puuc architectural styles in which he explains his method of dating individual structures on a stylistic basis. This had been done in 1980 by H. E. D. Pollock, and Andrews's system differs somewhat from Pollock's. Andrews based his divisions on Pollock's work, his own earlier studies, and on work by Paul Gendrop.

Canada, V6Z 1G3, and through some speciality map retailers. This map shows gas stations and many archaeological sites. It also includes plans for the major sites. Another map at this scale is "Mexico Road Atlas and Tourist Cities," published by Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos), the national oil company of Mexico. It is in booklet form with 41 pages and has symbols indicating hotels, trailer parks, restaurants, points of interest, gas stations, and so forth. The Pemex atlas is sold at some bookstores, tourist shops, and hotel shops in Yucatán.

Language If your goal is only the four-star sites, lack of Spanish will not be much of a hindrance because guides and key hotel personnel generally speak some English. If, however, you plan to visit some of the isolated sites, a little Spanish will help considerably. You will have to use whatever Spanish you know both in making arrangements and in traveling to and from the site. This really does not take a lot, and sign language will also help. I recommend carrying one of the small Spanish-English phrase books and dictionaries.

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