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The Observatory at Chichen Itza (El Caracol)

Named in Spanish El Caracol (the snail) for the spiral staircase inside its tower, the observatory at the Maya-Toltec site of Chichen Itza appears to be oriented toward a variety of celestial phenomena, viewed through its doors and windows.... Read more here: www.buriedmirror.com/latest/chichen-itza/the-observatory-....

 

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Taken on February 19, 2007