Friday, August 8, 2014

The Great Pyramid of Titicaca, Bolivia

Crystal Quintero, Xochitl, Pat Macpherson, Wisdom Quarterly;  "Lost Temples: Mystery of the Akapana Pyramid" (, NatGeo)
Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, with Andes mountains in the distance (Anthony Lacoste)

LAKE TITICACA, Bolivia - Titicaca (in the hispanicized spelling) or Titiqaqa is a lake in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. By volume of water, it is the largest lake in South America. Lake Maracaibo has a larger surface area, but it is considered to be a large brackish bay due to its direct connection with the sea. Titicaca is often called the highest navigable lake in the world, with a surface elevation of 12,507 feet (3,812 m)... Bolivia has a mystery beyond the lake, that of Akapana. Scientists decode the life-giving riddle of Bolivia's great Akapana pyramid.

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