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“Nazca Lines” Discovered in the Middle East

Nazca Monkey

The famous Nazca Lines in South America, a series of geoglyphs visible only from the sky, appear to not be a unique find. New satellite mapping technologies has identified a series of wheel-shaped geoglyphs in the Middle East Рthe program is focused in Jordan.

The wheels are theorized to be 2,000 years old, located on lava fields, and are upwards of 80 feet in diameter. The wheels appear to be encompassed in a larger landscaping. It’s an amazing find in Jordan.

To learn more about this discovery, read the article in Living Science.