Mayo Chinchipe - Marañón archaeological landscape

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Mayo Chinchipe - Marañón is part of the Tentative list of Ecuador in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Mayo Chinchipe Marañón culture in the foothills of the Andes dates back 5,000 years. It is a culture related to the the production and social use of cacao. Their best known archaeological site is Santa Ana - La Florida, where a circular plaza and ceremonial fireplaces have been found.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Mayo Chinchipe - Marañón
Country
Ecuador
Added
2016
Type
Cultural
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2016 Added to Tentative List

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