In one of the most barren deserts on Earth – the Atacama Desertin Chile discovered ancient buildings. The first discovery of the said 79-year-old Holly Ahlberg, noticed an unusual structure with the help of maps Google Earth, reports Popular Archaeology. With the help of this service is not the first time made similar discoveries. So with the help of Google Earth have previously been found in the tombs of ancient Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
About the strange structures in the Atacama Desert, perhaps no one except the ones Holly Ahlberg would have known if it had not announced the opening of an archaeologist Lloyd Pi, who learned of the discovery, he decided to equip a small expedition. It consisted of a few people, including a specialist in unmanned vehicles. Thanks to the UAV researchers managed to see what cannot be seen from the ground. The place itself, where they found the structure to be very high – about 18 km long and 9.7 km wide. The images captured drone, were depicted similar to the structure of the road, the walls, the alleged remains of houses, canals for irrigation and the foundation of the large circular structure. Upon closer inspection of structures, researchers found a number of artifacts, including fragments of dishes, Metato – stone grinders. In addition, bone was found, which could belong to a child.