Thursday, November 6, 2008

Machu Picchu and Sierpinski Triangle. Fractal illustration.

Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca city located at 7,970 ft altitude on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, about 44 mi northwest of Cusco. Machu Picchu is the most familiar symbol of the Inca Empire. It is often referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas".
The Sierpinski triangle is a fractal whose envelope is an equilateral triangle and which is composed of three half-sized Sierpinski triangles.

Machu Picchu and Sierpinski Triangle
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