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NASA sparks interest in enigmatic earthworks of Kazakhstan

Posted by Fredsvenn on November 2, 2015

Archaeologists call them the Nazca lines of Kazakhstan – hundreds of giant geoglyphs formed with earthen mounds and timber found stretched across the landscape in northern Kazakhstan. They are designed in a variety of geometric shapes, including crosses, squares, rings, and even a swastika, a prehistoric symbol that has been in use for at least 12,000 years. Now NASA is helping to piece together this ancient landscape by using space-age technology to reveal more of the colossal earthworks, recognizable only from the air.

NASA Sparks Interest in Enigmatic Earthworks of Kazakhstan

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