National Geographic : 1913 Apr
Photo byHiram Bingham THE AGRICULTURAL TERRACES WHERE THE ANCIENT INHABITANTS OF MACHU PICCHU RAISED THEIR CROPS High up on the right may be seen part of the Upper City and the buildings o the Princess Group. Just beyond these istheinner city wall and the dry moat, which comes down the hill just outside the building in the lower center of the picture. Above this, inthecenter oftheter races, may be seen the archeological camp, and to the left the group called the outer barracks, outside of whichruns theouter wall ofthede fenses of Machu Picchu. On the slopes in the distance are the ruins of ancient terraces that have been carried away byrecent landslides. Every available foot of the country was once under cultivation.