The Incas: Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Inca Trail

 In the News: Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas. Satellite Imagery.

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Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas

Machu Picchu  is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 km (50 mi) northwest of Cusco and through which the Urubamba River flows. The river is a partially navigable headwater of the Amazon River. Often referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas", Machu Picchu is one of the most familiar symbols of the Inca Empire.

 

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