National Geographic : 1913 Apr
Photo by H. IL. Tucker A TYPICAL PERUVIAN PLAZA The llamas are loaded with rock-salt. The open sewer in the center of the street is char acteristic of many mountain towns (3) A contour map from Abancay to Puquiura, completing the topography of the cross-section from Camana, on the Pacific Ocean, to canoe navigation on the Urubamba, begun in 1911 (see map, page 388, and pages 506 to 510). (4) The topography and archeology of Vitcos and vicinity (see pages 511 to 520). (5) The identification of ancient Inca place names of Vilcabamba that occur in the Spanish chronicles, but do not appear on any known maps (see page 520). (6) An archeological and topographi cal reconnaissance of the hitherto-unex plored Aobamba Valley (see pages 520 to 544)., (7) A reconnaissance of the northern route to Choqquequirau and a brief oste- ological and archeological reconnaissance of that city (see pages 544 to 561). (8) An anthropological study of the highland Indians of southern Peru, in cluding the careful anthropometric meas urement of 145 individuals (see pages 561 to 564). (9) The taking of weather observa tions on the road and in the camps and the establishment at widely different ele vations of four meterological stations along the 71st meridian west of Green wich (see pages 564 and 565). (Io) The collection, wherever practi cable, of paleontological, osteological, ethnological, and archeological material (see page 567). The following report takes up these subjects in the order named.