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The Nazca lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.  Their purpose remains unknown. The hundreds of individual figures range in complexity from simple lines to stylized hummingbirds, spiders, monkeys, fish, sharks, orcas, & lizards. The lines are shallow designs made in the ground by removing the reddish pebbles & uncovering the whitish/grayish ground beneath. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. #mytumblr

The Nazca lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. Their purpose remains unknown. The hundreds of individual figures range in complexity from simple lines to stylized hummingbirds, spiders, monkeys, fish, shark

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Nature World News Researchers Find Ancient Geoglyphs in Peru that Predate Nazca Lines Nature World News These ancient geoglyphs, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are a series of enigmatic shapes and lines and stylized figures of animals.

Nazca Lines

Unexplained Nazca (Nasca) Lines

Nazca Dog by Dana Dopleach. The Nazca Lines are massive geoglyphs built in the Peruvian desert between 200 BCE to 600 CE.  They are still visible today.

Nazca Dog by Dana Dopleach. The Nazca Lines are massive geoglyphs built in the Peruvian desert between 200 BCE to 600 CE. They are still visible today.

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High winds and sandstorms in Peru have revealed previously undiscovered geoglyphs in the ancient Nazca Lines. These figures appeared in the field of Changuillo. A camelid above an unidentified bird [Credit: Eduardo Herrán Gómez de la Torre/El Comercio]

(Bonus ) Flamingo: Okay, here is one more I couldn't resist mentioning. This is one of the largest of the Nazca lines spanning over 935 feet in length.

Top 10 Nazca Line Figures

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