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The place of the rise legend of El Dorado: Laguna de Guatavita

Aerial photography of Laguna Guatavita. The gap initially opened by the Spanish and later expanded by the British to drain the pond and remove the pieces of gold that were ritually deposited by Muiscas. This place is considered as the lagoon where the ritual took place that gave rise to the legend of El Dorado.

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  • Uploaded on November 16, 2007
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    by Carlos F. Rodriguez