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Chaa Creek is a tributary of the Macal River in the Cayo District in western Belize. One of the
official gauging stations of the Macal is located near the confluence with Chaa Creek.
[1]
There
are Maya ruins that remain largely unexcavated in the Chaa Creek catchment basin; certain early
research was conducted on the archaeology at Chaa Creek in 1997 by Harvard
University.
[2]
Significant pottery finds and other artifacts have been recovered at the Chaa Creek site,
which is posited to be a satellite site of Xunantunich.
[2][3]
The Chaa Creek Nature Reserve is a noted
area for birdwatching. Over 300 species of birds have been sighted there.
[4]
The underlying geology
of this watershed can be characterised as limestone associations of foothills of the Maya Mountains.

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Chaa Creek is a tributary of the Macal River in the Cayo District in western Belize. One of the official gauging stations of the Macal is located near the confluence with Chaa Creek.[1] There are Maya ruins that remain largely unexcavated in the Chaa Creek catchment basin; certain early research was conducted on the archaeology at Chaa Creek in 1997 by Harvard University.[2] Significant pottery finds and other artifacts have been recovered at the Chaa Creek site, which is posited to be a satellite site of Xunantunich.[2][3] The Chaa Creek Nature Reserve is a noted area for birdwatching. Over 300 species of birds have been sighted there.[4] The underlying geology of this watershed can be characterised as limestone associations of foothills of the Maya Mountains. Name: Description: ...
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