An Expedition on the Inca Road in the Atacama Desert

Hyslop, John; Rivera, Mario
November 1984
Archaeology;Nov/Dec84, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p33
Cites how the Inca Empire conquered the Andes Mountains of South America. Utilization of a massive road system to facilitate military and administrative designs; Description of the Inca road system as one of the greatest archaeological monuments in the U.S.; Historical accounts of the Inca roads.


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