Book of Mormon/Geography/RLDS 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
RLDS/Wes 1900? 1900 HGT Panama Panama to NY South America New York Magdalena Chile RLDS External edit
Hills 1917 1917 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Central Mexico Usumacinta Central America RLDS External edit
Gunsolley 1922 1922 LGT Panama Panama to NY South America Central Mexico Magdalena Chile? RLDS Minimal external edit
Simmons 1948 1948 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Usumacinta Central America RLDS External edit
Stout 1950 1950 LGT Other Unclear Other Unclear Other Central America RLDS External edit
Hanson 1951 1951 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz? Unclear Central America? RLDS Minimal external edit
Steede 1975 1975 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz? Usumacinta? Central America RLDS External edit
Loving 1976 1976 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Usumacinta Unclear RLDS External edit
DeLong 1977 1977 LGT Tehuantepec Yucatan Peninsula Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Central Mexico Usumacinta Unclear RLDS External edit
Le Poidevin 1977 1977 HGT Panama Panama to NY Other New York Maranon? Chile RLDS External edit
Lesh 1980 1980 LGT Tehuantepec South-Central Mexico Southern Mesoamerica, incl Yucatan Southern Veracruz Ulna Central America RLDS 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.