South America

A Chaunax (member of the sea toad family) found to the south of Rapa Nui, near the western end of the Salas y Gómez ridg.

Amazing new creatures found off the coast of South America

Researchers exploring the Salas y Gómez ridge off Chile have found 50 species probably new to science.

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 ...

Cave Art from Serrania La Lindosa, Colombia Image:

Video l Ancient Colombian Rock Art

Video on ancient Colombian rock art, or pictographs, from two sites in Serranio de La Lindosa in Colombia. These cave paintings could be as old as 12,000 years.

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