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Maria Reiche: The Governess of Nazca

May 16, 2018 - General
Maria Reiche measuring the Nazca Lines.

Today, the birthday of the German lady who contributed greatly to our understanding of the famous Nazca Lines in Peru, is being marked by Google Doodle and others. Maria Reiche was a talented mathematician but she is most famous for her pioneering work on the ancient lines in the Peruvian desert. She was born 115 years ago on this day and her commitment to understanding and preserving


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