Central Guatemala: Quarry
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Small Volcanic Hills
Flores and Lago Petén Itzá
|This quarry used for producing house construction material reveals the thin layer of humus despite the fact that this area was covered by tropical rain forest not too long ago.
Date: Dec 19, 2004
Longitude: -89° 54.95'
Latitude: 16° 53.37'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08