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Moray from above
Peru

This is a view overlooking the Inca site of Moray, near Maras, Peru.  The site comprises three groups of concetric terraces making sort of upside-down cones in the ground.  The oft-repeated theory about these things is that they were "laboratories" used by the Inca to test the growing conditions at different depths and the subtly different micro-climates at each level.  I don't think I buy that explanation. . .

Copyright: Joe griffin
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Uploaded: 15/04/2012
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Tags: moray; inca; terraces; maras; peru
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