Who were the Nazca people? How and why did they create the hundreds of gigantic designs that can be seen in full only from the sky? Why did the Nazca culture decline? With The Mysteries of the Nazca Desert, kids can explore questions and mysteries surrounding the Nazca lines, the geoglyphs the Nazca people cut into the barren desert plain in southern Peru.
Explore fascinating mysteries and secrets of history and folklore from countries and cultures around the world. Designed for students was a 6th to 8th grade primary reading level, World Book's Enigmas of History 2 presents the most recent findings and theories of scientists, archaeologists, historians, and folklorists concerning questions that have puzzled experts for hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years. In each nonfiction book in the series, kids will find maps, diagrams, timelines, and glossaries to aid their in-depth understanding of the topic.