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Nazca Lines and Geometric Figures

Nazca Lines and Geometric Figures Social Studies Geography History STEM Visual Arts

The Nasca people etched numerous straight lines and geometric shapes into the soil which have endured over 2000 years.  Archeologists believe these straight lines served a functional purpose, either connecting people to other villages or to crucial water sources in this dry region of the world.

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Image, online courtesy Sweet Briar College.

 

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