Book of Mormon/Geography/LDS models table

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Model Name Date Proposed Scope Narrow Neck Land North Land South Cumorah River Sidon Nephi's Landing Religion Type of model
Tyler n.d. n.d N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Lauritzen n.d. n.d. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
General 1830s 1830 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena? Chile LDS External edit
Times and Seasons 1842 1842 HGT? Unclear Tehuantepec-NY? Unclear New York Unclear Colombia LDS External edit
Pratt 1866 1866 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena Chile LDS External edit
Com.-Maes 1880 1880 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena Chile LDS External edit
Reynolds 1880 1880 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena Chile LDS External edit
Plain Facts 1887 1887 HGT Panama Guatemala South America New York? Magdalena Chile? LDS Minimal external edit
Roberts 1888 1888 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena Chile LDS External edit
Ricks 1904 1904 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America Unclear Magdalena Chile LDS External edit
Young pre-1920? 1920 LGT Other Guatemala Honduras-El Salvador Guatemala Ulna Central America LDS External edit
Driggs 1925 1925 HGT Honduras Bay Panama to NY Southern Guatemala Guatemala Ulna Central America LDS External edit
Bagley 1927 1927 HGT Belize-Yucatan base South-Central Mexico Unclear New York Unclear Unclear LDS External edit
Sjodhal 1927 1927 HGT Tehuantepec Tehuantepec-NY Unclear New York Unclear Chile LDS External edit
Washburn/Washburn 1939 1939 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Jakeman 1940s 1940 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Central Mexico Usumacinta Central America LDS External edit
Laytons 1940? 1940 HGT Tehuantepec Tehuantepec-NY Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan New York Usumacinta Unclear LDS Internal and Minimal External edit
Ferguson 1947 1947 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Wilde 1947 1947 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America? New York Unclear Chile? LDS External edit
Birrell 1948 1948 LGT Other Ecuador-Colombia Peru and south In South America In Peru Chile LDS External edit
Ferguson-Hunter 1950 1950 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Usumacinta? Central America LDS Minimal internal & external edit
Pierce 1954 1954 LGT Other Yucatan Peninsula Unclear Guatemala Ulna Central America LDS External edit
Sorenson 1955 1955 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Tehuantepec - El Salvador Southern Veracruz Grijalva Central America LDS External edit
Dixon 1958 1958 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Unclear Central America LDS External edit
Hammond 1959 1959 LGT Tehuantepec? Unclear Tehuantepec - El Salvador? Central Mexico? Usumacinta Chile LDS Internal and Minimal External edit
Lowe 1960a 1960 LGT Honduras Bay Guatemala Other Guatemala Unclear Central America LDS External edit
Lowe 1960b 1960 LGT Other Unclear Other Southern Veracruz? Usumacinta Central America LDS External edit
Vincent 1960? 1960 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Central Mexico Usumacinta? Central America? LDS External edit
Warren 1960 1960 LGT Tehuantepec? South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Central Mexico Usumacinta Central America LDS External edit
Warren 1961 1961 LGT Unclear South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Usumacinta Central America LDS External edit
Ludlow n.d. 1964 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Norman 1966 1966 LGT Tehuantepec? South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan? Unclear Usumacinta Central America LDS External edit
Christensen 1969 1969 LGT Belize-Yucatan base Yucatan Peninsula Unclear Guatemala? Ulna Central America LDS External edit
Lowe 1970s 1970 LGT Other Unclear Other Southern Veracruz? Usumacinta Central America? LDS External edit
Priddis 1975 1975 LGT Other Ecuador-Colombia Other In South America Unclear Chile LDS External edit
Ludlow 1976 1976 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Robison 1977 1977 LGT Belize-Yucatan base Yucatan Peninsula Southern Guatemala Guatemala Usumacinta Unclear LDS External edit
Ellsworth 1980 1980 LGT Other Unclear Other Unclear Other Central America LDS Internal & limited external edit
Palmer 1981 1981 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Tehuantepec - El Salvador Southern Veracruz Grijalva Central America LDS External edit
Holley 1983 1983 LGT Niagara peninsula Lower Canada? NY, Penn, Ohio New York Genesse New England coast LDS External edit
Porritt 1985 1985 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Grijalva Central America LDS External edit
Kocherhans 1986 1986 LGT Other Ecuador-Colombia Peru and south In South America In Peru Chile LDS External edit
Nielson 1987 1987 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Sahlin 1987 1987 LGT Unclear Unclear Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Unclear Grijalva Unclear LDS External edit
Warren 1987 1987 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Tehuantepec - El Salvador Southern Veracruz Grijalva Central America LDS External edit
Curtis 1988 1988 LGT Niagara Peninsula Unclear Other New York Unclear Unclear LDS External edit
Hauck 1988 1988 LGT Other Unclear Southern Guatemala Southern Veracruz Other Central America LDS External edit
Hobby-Smith 1988 1988 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America Central Mexico Unclear Chile? LDS External edit
Proctor 1988 1988 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Qulter 1988 1988 LGT Belize-Yucatan base Yucatan Peninsula Southern Guatemala Unclear Other Central America LDS External edit
Allen 1989 1989 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Grijalva Central America LDS External edit
Clark 1989 1989 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A LDS Internal edit
Olive 2001 2001 LGT  [needs work]  [needs work]  [needs work]  [needs work]  [needs work]  [needs work] LDS  [needs work] edit
Goble-May 2002 2002 LGT Niagara Peninsula New York/Upper Canada Eastern US/Midwest New York Mississippi Gulf of Mexico LDS External edit
Pate 2002 2002 LGT Bridge over Samalá River (Mukulic-ya) at Santa Crúz Muluá, Guatemala Mam Culture, Western Pacific Piedmont of Guatemala Cotzumalhuapa Culture, Southern Pacific Piedmont of Guatemala. Cumarkah (Utatlán) Santa Crúz del Quiché, Guatemala. There are two -- Pantaleon (Alma 2:15) and Michatoya (Alma 16:6), Guatemala Acajutla, El Salvador LDS External with complete internal correlation edit
Meldrum 2003 2003? LGT Niagara Peninsula Upper Canada Mississippi river system to Gulf of Mexico New York Mississippi Gulf of Mexico LDS External edit
Goble 2004 2004 LGT/HGT Tehuantepec From Tehuantepec Northward Mesoamerica/Preclassic Maya New York Undetermined Undetermined LDS External edit
Poulsen 2004 2004 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Tepetzintla (further North than Veracruz) Grijalva Central America LDS External edit

Table based on John L. Sorenson, The Geography of Book of Mormon Events: A Source Book (Provo, Utah: FARMS, revised edition, 1992), 32. AISN B0006QHZWE. off-site with additions and corrections by FairMormon Wiki editors.

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