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Terms- Nasca - Terms Pilgrimage and the Nasca Lines 1 Nasca...

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Terms - Pilgrimage and the Nasca Lines 1. Nasca a. Pre-Incan Civilization in Peru b. The people who constructed the Nasca Lines of Peru across the Nasca plains 2. Andes a. a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast 3. Geoglyphs a. A geoglyph is a work of rock art that was made from moving or arranging stones or earth across a landscape. Geoglyphs also can be carved into a hillside exposing bedrock; these types of geoglyphs are called chalk giants. You could consider crop circles and corn mazes as examples of modern geoglyphs. 4. Pampa a. The broad flat grasslands of central Argentina 5. Eric Von Daniken a. Swiss author who examines possible evidence for extraterrestrial influences on early human culture. b. Uses Stonehenge, the Nasca Lines and more to prove his point 6. Maria Reiche a. Mapped the Nasca Lines b. Believed that the lines were used as a sun calendar, and an observatory for astronomical cycles c.
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