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The Palpa valley near the Andes



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The Palpa valley near the Andes
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It is most likely that these areas were used by the Nazcas as ritual grounds," says Dr Jussi Baade, Professor of Physical Geography at the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena). UNESCO designated the Nazca geoglyphs a World Heritage Site in 1994, declaring the desert glyphs a unique testimony to a long lost culture and a masterpiece of human creativity.
Credit: J. Baade.