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Aerial view of the fortified temple at Chankillo Photograph Servicio Aerofotográfico Nacional Lima via Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy UNESCO & World Heritage Center

Chankillo – The Oldest Sun Observatory in the Americas

The Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex is the oldest Sun observatory in the Americas and dates from between 500-200 BC. Located in the north-central coast of Peru in the Casma Valley, it comprises ...

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