March 31, 2011

Machu Picchu

Photograph by Robert Clark, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Perched high in the Peruvian Andes, the royal retreat of Machu Picchu testifies to the Inca's masterful building skills with its precision-cut stones and perfectly placed cascades of terraces.

See more photographs from the April 2011 feature story "Lofty Ambitions of the Inca."


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