Perspectives in the Pampa: ancient american huge ground drawings in Peru's desert

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Intersections and sequences
Though differently formed geoglyphs intersect frequently, the identification of sequence is hindered often by the fact that existing geoglyphs were spared during construction of new ones, so that they remained walkable. On a whole there seems to be a rough tendency from zigzag lines over meander lines to larger areas.
An area with geoglyphs northern and eastern of Palpa is the only one which was intensely checked for intersections by Karsten Lambers. Here in this image, a zigzag line was first superimposed by a meander line, finally at least of parts of a trapezoid.
An archaic looking oscillating small zigzag line is the origin of a small geoglyph group at this smooth slope.
At a narrow plateau, consecutively a zigzag line and finally a large trapezoid followed a spiral.
Only by using a satellite image it is more exceptionally recognizable which geoglyphs are older and which younger (circles).
At a slope one can recognize that first a narrow, finally a wide trapezoid followed a partly preserved zigzag line with implemented spiral and a meander line.
after Lambers
Geoglyphs und contour lines after Lambers
All images: QuickBird 2005 DigitalGlobe, distrib. by Eurimage

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