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what are nazca lines

The lines are shallow designs made in the ground by removing the reddish pebbles and uncovering the whitish/grayish ground beneath. Hundreds are simple lines or geometric shapes; more than seventy are zoomproric designs of animals such as birds, fish, llamas, jaguar, monkey, or human figures. Other designs include phytomorphic shapes such as trees and flowers. The largest figures are over 200 metres (660 ft) across.


Nazca lines had starting to happen in Peru. They were found across many farmlands, and desserts. Their are many theories that could've happened.


Many people had a theory that aliens were included to what happened on these dessert and farmlands. They think that the aliens could've used aircraft or even space craft. They believe that nothing ever possibly invented could've made that great of lines and such geometrical shapes.

Archeologist, ornithologist, and anthropologist have studied the ancient Nazca culture to try to determine the purpose of the lines and figures. One hypothesis is that the Nazca people created them to be seen by their gods in the sky. Kosok and Reichel advanced a purpose related to astronomy and cosmology: the lines were intended to act as a kind of observatory, to point to the places on the distant horizon where the sun and other celestial bodies rose or set in the solstices. Many prehistoric indigenous cultures in the Americas and elsewhere constructed earthworks that combined such astronomical sighting with their religious cosmology, as did the later Mississippian range at Cahokia in present-day United States. Another example is Stonehenge in England.


This theory means the Nazca-Lines was made by Negroid Slaves of the Tihuanaco Culture. After a revolution the Negroid population destroyed some figure, this is the explanation for overdrawn zigzag-formations. Later this people went in northern direction and founded Chavin and the Olmec culture.

Frequently asked questions

how would these lines happen?
Their believed to be formed and developed by aliens or even possibly slaves doing it by hand! Those are theories nobody really knows how this happened.
Maybe to make the desserts a tourist site.