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‘Megalopolis’ of 60,000 ancient Mayan structures found

Archaeologists in Guatemala have uncovered an unprecedented network of 60,000 ancient Mayan features such as palaces and elevated highways, according to an exclusive report by National Geographic. The discovery is being called a ‘megalopolis,’ and suggests that we’ve been vastly...
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