About 70 of the figures—clearly the oldest—are pictures of animals: a hummingbird, a monkey, a spider and many more, even one that looks suspiciously like an astronaut. Later lines are perfectly straight, forming roads, triangles, trapezoids and other geometric figures. They can only be clearly seen from above, and were rediscovered in the 1930s, with the advent of air travel.
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