Mayan Manhattan

Heroes (Issue II/2018)


International research groups have discovered a hidden Mayan settlement with over 40,000 buildings in northern Guatemala, that is as many buildings as there are in Manhattan. The site went unnoticed for many centuries because it is in the middle of the rainforest. It was finally revealed by a high-tech laser mapping technique. The heyday of the Mayan culture was between 250 to 900 AD.



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