TITLE

PLACE IN THE NEWS: PERU

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;2/21/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 17, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recounts the discovery of the city of Machu Picchu in Peru which was built around 1450 by the Inca people.
ACCESSION #
58843563

 

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