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The Nazca Lines are ancient lines and drawings etched into the Peruvian desert plateau. A World Heritage site since 1994, the Nazca Lines span over several kilometers, and majority of the drawings are visible only from an aerial view. You could be standing atop one, and you wouldn't have the slightest clue!
Historians and archaeologists have been able to guess how old these magnificent drawings are, but much else remains in the dark for now. How they came into existence and what purpose were they made for are questions that we can only estimate at this point of time. Due to the lack of substantial evidence, these lines remain a mysterious yet beautiful wonder.
The Nazca Lines were first spotted in 1927 by an archaeologist, Toribio Mejia Xesspe who happened to be hiking in the surrounding foothills.