Moray, A Mysterious Site

It is widely believed that the Moray ruins were used as an experimental farm by the Incas over 500 years ago. Anthropologist John Earls theorized that the Inca Empire used each terrace at Moray as its own microclimate. This allowed the Incas to study the effects of altitude, temperature, and sun absorption on crop growth to determine ecological niches suitable for crops to thrive.

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