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Sign: Quito - The equator


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Manuel Cordova Galarza SN, Quito, Ecuador
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On the sign:
AQUI LA CULTURA SE VIVE
EL ACORATENE DE LOS CAYAMBIS
ES UNA RÉPLICA DEL CILINDRO ORIGINAL HALLADO E INVESTIGADO POR ANTONIO DE ULLOA EN 1736 .
ACORATENE ES UN OBSERVATORIO ASTRONÓMICO Y FUE UN TEMPLO ECUATORIAL DEL SOL .
ESTE TEMPLO SE ENCONTRABA SOBRE LA LÍNEA EQUINOCCIAL LAT: 00 " 00’00 " (CAMINO DE SOL PRÓXIMA A LA LOMA PUNDA - ACHI , AL PIE DEL NEVADO CAYAMBE A 3500 M.S.N.M. .

THIS IS A REPLICA OF THE ORIGINAL CYLINDER FOUND AND INVESTIGATED BY ANTONIO DE ULLOA IN 1736.
ACORATENE IS THE NAME OF THIS ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY AND EQUATORIAL TEMPLE OF THE SUN.
THIS TEMPLE WAS LOCATED AT THE EQUATOR LINE (THE PATH OF THE SUN) IN FRONT OF THE CAYAMBE.
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E-mail: Info@museointinan.com.ec

Lat: 00000’00’’


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Comments:
The sign is in Intiñan Musuem.
Antonio de Ulloa mentioned in the sign was a Spanish naval officer, who took on the task of mapping and making astronomical observations of the area now known as Ecuador.

The cylinders in question were photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image



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