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Moray | Agricultural terraces
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This system of terraces occupies a set of karstic sinkholes. Local climatic effects lead to considerable temperature differences between top and bottom. For this reason, the site might have been used as a lab for the climatic conditions in the various elevation zones of the Andes, used to conclude on the effects of those conditions on specific crops.

Monday 30 July 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Peru (1265 visits)