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8,606. Lake Guatavita in Colombia said to be the site of an ancient meteor crater … the search for El Dorado. (Alien & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Colombia & Meteor & El Dorado) Ancient Aliens: Aliens and Temples of Gold s3e4
17,991. This to me was what I’d always been looking for. El Dorado. (Gangstas: Great Train Robbery & El Dorado & Robbery) Bruce Reynolds
71,138. In 1542 Orellana led an expedition deep into the heart of the Amazon. He was searching for El Dorado. The Kingdom of God Indians said lay in the heart of the jungle. For eight months he drifted through the rain forest. When he finally returned to Spain he brought with him spellbinding tales of an unknown civilisation. (El Dorado & South America) Horizon: The Secret of El Dorado, BBC 2002
71,139. Hidden beneath these trees Erickson had found a huge pre-historic settlement. And evidence that thousands of people had once gathered here for great ceremonies. These were the characteristics of civilisation. (El Dorado & South America) ibid.
71,140. At last it was clear just what the mysterious straight lines were: they were the remains of a vast network of raised roads and canals running between the settlements ... Finally it was clear to Erickson just what he was looking at: a society that had totally mastered its environment. (El Dorado & South America) ibid.
71,141. But if there really had been a great society here, what became of it? (El Dorado & South America) ibid.
71,142. Charcoal seems to hold the nutrients in the soil preventing them being washed away by the rains ... It sounds too good to be true but the Indians’ black earth could one day help to feed the world and help save the rain forest. (El Dorado & South America) ibid.
71,143. Lost in the mountains of Peru is the legendary city of gold: El Dorado. Built from the wealth of the Inca Empire it’s the treasure trove the Spanish never found. But does it really exist? (El Dorado & Inca & South America) Mystery Investigator: Olly Steeds: Lost City of Gold
71,144. If Machu Picchu a massive site can remain undiscovered until the dawn of the twentieth century, then why not a city of gold hidden somewhere in the Andes? (El Dorado & Inca & South America) ibid.
89,128. South America is the perfect place to keep secrets ... Columbia, the land of El Dorado. (South America & Columbia & El Dorado) Dr Jago Cooper, Lost Kingdoms of South America III: Lands of Gold
89,129. Exquisite gold artefacts, infused with intriguing meaning, which drove European invaders into their remote lands. (South America & Columbia & El Dorado) ibid.
89,130. One of those cultures – the Tairona – established themselves in the mountains of the Caribbean cost; another, the Muisca, settled five hundred miles to the south. (South America & Columbia & El Dorado) ibid.
89,131. A city of gold somewhere in the mountains: the legend of El Dorado was born, and in the years that followed, waves of treasure seekers descended on South America in search of the fabled land. (South America & Columbia & El Dorado) ibid.
89,132. The salt trail led the Spanish directly to the Muisca. (South America & Columbia & El Dorado & Salt) ibid.
115,178. The legendary lost city of El Dorado is said to hold the greatest hoard of missing gold ever assembled. Now, new remote sensing technology is getting closer to solving the mystery: is El Dorado next? (El Dorado & Disappearance) Mysteries of the Missing s1e4: El Dorado
115,179. In 1541 the Spanish conquistador Francisco de Orellana set off to look for it. (El Dorado & Disappearance) ibid.