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Flores in Municipality of Flores, Petén, Guatemala
 

Great Pyramid

 
 
Great Pyramid Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
1. Great Pyramid Marker
Inscription.
Se conoce como la principal estructura del Mundo Perdido, tiene una altura de aproximadamente 32 metros. De planta cuadrada, tiene escalinates en los cautro lados. Durante el period Preclásico, cerca del año 300 antes de Cristo, esta pirámide y la plataforma Este formaron un conjunto de observación astronómico.

English:
Great Pyramid
Known as the main structure of the Lost World. It stands 32 meters (105 ft) high. This four-sided structure has staircases on all sides. During the Preclassic period, around 300 BC, this pyramid and its squared platform formed an astronomical observation set.
 
Erected by Parque Nacional Tikal.
 
Location. 17° 13.193′ N, 89° 37.666′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén, in Municipality of Flores. Touch for map. The marker is to the right of the Great Pyramid in the Lost World complex at Tikal Archaeological Park. Marker is in this post office area: Flores, Petén 17001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sloping Panel Temple at Tikal National Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bat Palace (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Temple III at Tikal National Park (approx.
Great Pyramid Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
2. Great Pyramid Marker
0.3 kilometers away); Twin Pyramid Complex N (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple II (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Temple V at Tikal (approx. half a kilometer away); East Plaza at Tikal (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The "Acanaladuras" Palace (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flores.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
The Great Pyramid at Tikal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
3. The Great Pyramid at Tikal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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