Sajama Lines of Bolivia

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The Sajam lines are about fifteen times larger than the geoglyphs in southern Peru. Some may consider the Sajama lines the largest artwork in the world. Their linear length has been estimated to be 16,000 km—roughly 3x the width of the United States.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Sajama lines are huge lines carved into the Earth in Bolivia that cover an area of about 22,525 square kilometers. 01:20

  2. The white horse of Uffington is a mysterious hill carving filled with white sand that dates back to 700 B.C. 02:26

  3. Archaeologists uncovered graves in caves in the Baian-Kara-Ula containing skeletons no taller than 3 feet with abnormally large skulls. 05:34

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