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In 1911, American archaeologist Hiram Bingham ventured into the mountains of Peru and with help from local peasants found the ruins of an ancient city--Machu Picchu. Bingham's book about his journey, "The Lost City of the Incas," became a best-seller and broadcast his discovery to the world.

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