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Hiram Bingham discovers a lost Incan city in Peru

Posted in Architecture, Disasters, Exploration, Famous landmarks, Famous news stories, Historical articles, History, War on Saturday, 21 November 2015

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Ruins of lost civilisations are the stuff of great adventure stories, and the search for them drives many an explorer like Hiram Bingham, pictured here at the thrilling moment when he first sees the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu, which he has found with the help of local farmers, one of whom stands excitedly at his side.

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Hiram Bingham discovers the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu in Peru

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