Bingham's expedition

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Bingham's expedition - The party sailed from ork on June 1 with the...
The party sailed from ork on June 1 with the object of penetrating into the uneiiplored regions of Peru and searching for rulna of cities built by tn Incas. They aucceeded In ascending ths tallest mountain in Peru, and were ! first white men to see the remains of ths City of Macchu Pichu, whlcn was constructed In nre-Inca days, since rUarre entered itj 400 yeara ago t 1 Prof. Bingham in an interview, on in deck of the steamer aid: The rqin of the City of Macchu Plena are situated on a plateau at an aJUtul of 2,uU feet. We discovered it by following some Peruvian Indians up a narrow goat 'path. When we got to the top of tho hill w found that the Imilan had planted corn among the ruins of the ancient Iaca temple, which wa built ot white granite and is alluded to In Blr Clarence Markham'i book. "The Hill ef the Threei-Windowed Temple.' I bclive that we were the first whiu men to gase on the City of Macchu Pkbu since Plsarro went there 400 years ar The white granite stones , used In ths foundation of the temple measured f by 12 byi6 feet,, and were well chlMled and beautifully : joined without moruu in Egyptian style. .

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 22 Dec 1911, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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