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mar 28, 1480 - City of Machu Picchu

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1450-1540 CE
Granite
Central highlands, Peru. Inka
The location was approximately three days’ walk from the Inka capital of Cusco, and nearly 3,000 feet lower in elevation (7,972 feet / 2,430 meters), with a pleasant climate. It was intended as a place where the Inka emperor and his family could host feasts, perform religious ceremonies, and administer the affairs of empire, while also establishing a claim to land that would be owned by his lineage after his death.

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Trevor Dulock

Date:

mar 28, 1480
Now
~ 538 years ago

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