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In this documentary, in the form of satellite map, you can see the ancient and other ruins, of South and Central America. This map enables you to zoom-in close on approximately 100 actual ancient Aztec, Inca and Mayan ruins, the ancient Nazca Lines, Portuguese and Spanish forts, the Easter Island Moai giant-heads, 15th century cathedrals, and more.

The locations in this map were determined from:

• Wikipedia’s List of World Heritage Sites in the Americas • Various web searches for other ruins • Suggestions from members of the online forum • Google Map’s old Panoramio photo option


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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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