Ancient Inca Geography
Machu Picchu is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Nestled in the Andes Mountains, the Inca people built a settlement that?s in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape. This title explores the geography of the ancient Inca civilization, which extended well beyond Machu Picchu. Covering land from present-day Peru to present-day Chile, the diverse landscape affected all aspects of Incan society, from daily life to terrace farming and irrigation. Readers will learn how geography and climate played a role in the development of this civilization. Colorful images and engaging text based on social studies curricula support classroom learning.