Altun Ha Mayan Ruins
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3-Bearss
N 17° 45.858 W 088° 20.813
16Q E 357216 N 1964621
Quick Description: Altun Ha meaning Stone Pond is the name given to these Ruins as the true Mayan name is unknown.
Location: Belize
Date Posted: 3/16/2013 11:20:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMGKEC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 1

Long Description:
Spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City,
Altun Ha is made up of two central plazas surrounded by towering temples that enclose the palm strewn land (see map here).
The larger of the two plazas, Plaza A, is the site of a mysterious tomb discovered beneath one of the temples called Temple of the Green Tomb.
Jade, jewelry, flints and skins are among the three hundred remnants that were unearthed here.
Type: Ruin

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Fee: Not listed

Hours: Not listed

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