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Into The Maya Underworld

1 July 2010 No Comment

Archaeological explorers funded by National Geographic, report that they have found what’s believed to be Belize’s first recorded fossilized remains. They were found deep within cenotes at the little known Mayan site of Cara Blanca in the Orange Walk district.It is a project to explore what are called the sacred pools of the ancient Maya – basically an underwater spring located at the bottom of the Cenotes – which are underwater caves.

Here’s the link to this video report from National Geographic:..

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/06/100630-belize-maya-pools-vin-video/

There are 23 cenotes at the Cara Blanca site – the deepest is estimated at 160 feet.

The Cara Blanca Site, is near to the more well known Mayan center called Yalbac…..

Source: Belize News


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