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Very Interesting Incas Civilization

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  • LOST CIVILIZATIONS The Incas
  • Inca civilization's exact origins are unknown. However, by year 1500, Tawantinsuyu - Inca Empire - was the largest and richest in pre- Columbian America. Incas controlled an estimated population of twelve million people spread over 2,500 miles (4,000 km.) along the western coast of America, on the Andean range.
  • The Incas ruled a land that most of which was made up of two parallel mountain ranges with high plateaus. Most of the land is 3,000 meters above sea level.
  • The Inca of Peru have long held a mystical fascination for people of the western world. Four hundred years ago the fabulous wealth in gold and silver possessed by these people was discovered, then plundered by Spanish conquistadors.
  • Sacred Valley
  • Cusco was the center of the Inca Empire, with its advanced hydraulic engineering, agricultural techniques, marvelous architecture, textiles, ceramics and ironworks.
  • MACHU PICCHU... Incas Best Kept Secret In The Mighty Andes Mountains
  • Terraced agricultural areas.
  • Pisac Ruins At Sacred Valley
  • Shrine at Pisac
  • Ollantytambo PYRAMID
  • Altar Fire Temple
  • Tiaunaco Sun Gate
  • Strange Stone Carvings Mysterious Giant Stone Sculpture
  • Music: El Condor Pasa Created by Anna