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Tikal


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Place Type
historical
Description
Largest & most ancient Mayan city; was characterized by nine sets of plazas & courts built on hills above swampland, connected by bridges & causeways; was an important ceremonial center 1st cen.-900 AD, then city declined & was abandoned.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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