posted on Mar, 2 2007 @ 08:41 AM
Ancient Solar Observatory Discovered
The oldest solar observatory in the Americas has been discovered in coastal Peru, archeologists announced today.
The 2,300-year-old ceremonial complex featured the Towers of Chankillo, 13 towers running north to south along a low ridge and spread across 980 feet
(300 meters) to form a toothed horizon that was used for solar observations.
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