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Ancient Inca Roads System - spanning six countries in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Win World Heritage Status, The system, which began forming as trails thousands of years ago, UNESCO call it "an exceptional and unique testimony to the Inca civilisation" (Inca road system UNESCO World Heritage Site ref 1459)

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Map of the Ancient Inca Empire Road System ( still in function )

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Inca Trail - The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America.[

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Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru

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Inca road system …

Road system of Inca Empire The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America.[1] The network was based on two north-south roads with numerous branches.[2] The best known portion of the road system is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Part of the road network was built by cultures that precede the Inca Empire notably the Wari culture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_road_system

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Inca Ruins of Peru

Discover the most famous and lesser known Inca Ruins in Peru Over 500 years ago, the Inca Empire built a road system that consisted of 40,000 kilometres (25,000 miles) of trail spanning north to south through Chile, Ecuador and Peru. This Inca Road System connected villages throughout the Andean mountains. 500 years later, we see a living testament to the engineering capabilities of the Incas, as we see perfectly preserved homes, farmhouses and fortresses throughout Peru.

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The Inca had one of the largest road systems of their time. Inca roads covered thousands of miles. The Incas also had advanced irrigation systems.

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Inca road system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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