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Archaeologists Keep Wari Tomb Discovery Secret to Prevent Looting

Archaeologists Keep Wari Tomb Discovery Secret to Prevent Looting

A team of archaeologists kept a discovery of a 1,200-year-old tomb from the Wari civilization secret for months until now, working quietly amid concerns that grave robbers would destroy the site in search of gold and silver artifacts. The discovery on the coast north of Lima at Huarmey, and led […]

Satellite images confirm true source of the Amazon

Satellite images confirm true source of the Amazon

Satellite images taken by the Kompsat-2 confirm the findings of a scientific expedition made 15 years ago to the source of the Amazon River —a small spring in the Apacheta gulley on Mt. Quehisha, 5150 meters above sea level in the Andes of southern Arequipa. Confirmation of Apacheta as the […]