Thus this Titicaca basin is but another example of interior basins like that of our own great Salt Lake.
Between them lies the Lake of Titicaca, the centre of bygone Peruvian civilisation.
On Titicaca Island are the ruins of a great edifice described as “a palace or temple.”
Not far from Titicaca is the island of Coati, sacred to the moon.
From the depths of Titicaca rose Viracocha, mythical civilizer of Peru.
Titicaca is the largest lake in the world occupying so elevated a site.
Figures 52 and 53 represent different ruins on the island of Titicaca.
This was the centre of the most ancient native civilization after that of Titicaca.
The more recent buildings resemble those structures on the island of Titicaca said to have been built by the later Incas.
Separated by a narrow strait from the northern extremity of this peninsula is the sacred island, Titicaca.