Mysterious Places: The World's Unexplained Symbolic Sites, Ancient Cities and Lost Lands

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Jennifer Westwood
Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated, Apr 1, 1996 - Antiquities - 240 pages
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This volume presents a tour of the world's mysterious and supernatural regions and addresses the many questions associated with these landmarks. Interweaving myth with history and archeology, this work takes a close-up look at more than 50 sites, from the megalithic temple of Stonehenge to the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, from the lost continent of Atlantis to the fabled treasure of Eldorado, and from the strange earthen mounds of North America to the giant stone statues of Easter Island. It includes large-scale photography and locater maps of each of the locations.

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