Fingerprints of the Gods - Foam of the Sea: Peru and Bolivia Summary & Analysis

Graham Hancock
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Nazca lines are in southern Peru. Unlike maps of land drawn on paper this anomaly is land on which animal figures and other lines are drawn. Nazca plateau is a dry, barren and uninterrupted 200 square mile surface protected from blowing wind, rain and sand that serves as an artist's canvas. Images drawn on the flatland remain intact and visible forever. The earliest identifiable age is 350 BC by radiocarbon tests of pottery fragments embedded in the lines whose age remains unknown. "Flight of the Condor" described in Chapter 4 begins with commercial air flight between Lima and Arequipa in 1930 that makes animals, birds and other images on the ground a popular view in flight. Despite much study and research, no one knows why, when or by whom Nazca lines are drawn. The Nazcan is a...

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