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Exploring Geographic and Geometric Relationships Along a Line of Ancient Sites Around the World (cont)

By Jim Alison

A SECOND ALIGNMENT WITH MACHUPICCHU

Machupicchu, Ollantaytambo, Saqsaywaman and Cusco are aligned with Ingapirca; Tazumal, Mixco Viejo, Bonampak, Palenque, and La Venta; Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon; Shanghai; and the partially submerged ancient capital city of Oc-Eo in the Mekong Delta.

Figure 29
Image © Cosmi 3-D World Atlas

This alignment also crosses over the source of the Amazon River; the mouth of the Parana River at Buenos Aires; the mouth of the Mekong River at Oc-Eo; the mouth of the Xi river at Macau; the mouth of the Yangtze River at Shanghai; and the mouth of the Rio Grande River at Matamoros.

Coordinates, Calculations of Alignments, and Links to Ancient Sites

Links: Latitude Longitude Distance to:
31° 50' S 170° 40' W
Great Circle
Cusco 13° 31' S 71° 59' W 6229 miles 14 miles
Ollantaytambo 13° 15' S 72° 16' W 6223 miles 8 miles
Machupicchu 13° 06' S 72° 35' W 6214 miles 1 miles
Ingapirca 2° 31'S 78° 49'W 6239 miles 24 miles
Tazumal 13° 59' N 89° 33' W 6224 miles 9 miles
Mixco Viejo 14° 58' N 90° 32' W 6207 miles 8 miles
Bonampak 16° 52' N 92° 15' W 6237 miles 22 miles
Palenque 17° 32' N 91° 58' W 6216 miles 1 mile
La Venta 18° 00' N 92° 55' W 6190 miles 25 miles
Chaco Canyon 36° 03' N 107° 59' W 6203 miles 12 miles
Mesa Verde 37° 09' N 108° 31' W 6215 miles 0 miles
Shanghai 31° 14' N 121° 27' E 6222 miles 7 miles
Oc-Eo 10° 01' N 105° 06' E 6249 miles 34 miles
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