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Stone Work in Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is an ancient city of the Incas. One thing that is notable about this place is that :

  • The stone work here has been done without any plaster.
  • It is resistant to earthquake.
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Picture of Stone Work in Machu Picchu

2010-05-19 Machu Picchu-117

As you can see, the huge chunks of stone have been placed as if they have been locked. There is no mortar or binder between them. And Machu Picchu has withstood severe earthquakes for millenniums.

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