Links

Costa Rican Area Archaeological Sites.

Arenal Region, Costa Rica.  Remote Sensing finds ancient trails.  This method could be used to locate circular fortifications surrounding ancient Nephite cities.

Sitio Conte, Panama.

History of Archaeology-Lower Central America.

Central American Cultural-Ecological Information Network.  This is a large academic site with a great deal of  information.  It has many sub-pages, which are sometimes difficult to navigate.  It is still under construction.

Other Book of Mormon Geography Sites

There are not many Book of Mormon geography sites representing all the various theories, but some of the better ones are listed below.  If you come across one which should be on this list, I would love to hear from you.  A word of caution:  if you do a search for this subject, the majority of hits will be anti-Mormon sites so be forewarned.

Latter-day Counsel. A subsection of this page has lists, scripural references and information on BofM geography.

Book of Mormon Geography by Don Hender. An extensive site which favors the entire western hemishere theory.

Come to Zarahemla by R. G. Grant. Favors Tehuatepec theory.

DIRECTIONS: A STUDY OF BOOK OF MORMON GEOGRAPHY by Gaylord E. Shaw, Ph.D.  An Internal study.

Proposed Book of Mormon Geography by Joel Hardy.  Short page with internal map (map after Hammond ?).

Predicted Discoveries that identify Book of Mormon Lands.  discusses geologic evidence for BofM geography.

Times and Seasons article wherein Joseph Smith discusses Stephen's Incidents of Travel in Central America and suggests Zarahemla in Central America.

A Geographical Interlude by Brant Gardner.

The Book of Mormon Research Page. Favors a South American location.

Mayan Languages. A U. of Oregon site dealing with dipiction and interpretation.

America before Columbus. Extracts from a book regarding New York theory.

FARMS.  (Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies) Many articles regarding BofM georgraphy.

Book of Mormon Geography. Article by John Clark.

Nephi Project.  Focused mainly on Lehi's route in Saudi Arabia.  Also a new theory of Jaredite route.

Ancient America Speaks.  Limited New York geography by Phyllis Olive.

Selected FARMS Papers Discussing Book of Mormon Geography

Randall Spackman's review of Mormon's Map by John Sorenson

A bibliography of articles and papers on the Limited Geography theories

John Clark's review of Christ in North America by Delbert Curtis (favors a New York location)

FARMS section with articles on Book of Mormon archeology and anthropology

Mark Wither's review of Deciphering the Geography of the Book of Mormon by F. Richard Hauck

FARMS statement on Book of Mormon geography

Evaluating the Case for a Limited Great Lakes Setting by John Clark

A Key for Evaluating Nephite Geographies.  John Clark's review of Deciphering the Geography of the Book of Mormon by F. Richard Hauck

Review by Brant Gardner of Sorenson, John L. An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon. Farms, 1985