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Marcona to Nazca Bus Service
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Marcona to Nazca Bus Distance
Bus from Marcona to Nazca
From Marcona to Nazca there are 31 mi (50 km) of distance that take approximately 1 hour by bus. The terrestrial transportation company Tepsa covers this route providing bus tickets at s/ 30. The buses leave at 10:00 p.m. from the terminal located at the Plaza de Armas in Marcona, destination to the terminal of Calle Lima in Nazca. The weather in Nazca is desert and presents an average temperature of 68 °F (20 °C), rains won't be a problem to the visitor since the level of rains is quite low, so he will enjoy the sun given that he doesn't forget the sunscreen to protect his skin from the UV rays. If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Nazca to Marcona Bus.
Boarding Points in Marcona
The major boarding points in Marcona are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Marcona are as follows:
Dropping Points in Nazca
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Nazca. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Nazca at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Nazca are:
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In 1850 occured at the coast of Punta de San Juan city (today Marcona) the accident of the first Peruvian steamboat BAP Rimac, in which hundreds of people died, being a survivor the writer Ricardo Palma.In 1870 the researcher Antonio Raimondi recognized that there were numerous iron deposits in the area, but it was in 1915 that the explorations started. In 1943 was created the Corporacion Peruana del Santa to take advantage of the resources of the area and years later there were international companies that joined, creating the first mining camp.During the government of Juan Velasco Alvarado the deposit that was used for 17 years was nationalized and from the first government of Alberto Fujimori the Corporacion Shougang de China is in charge of the area until nowadays.
At the current territory of Nazca flowered on the 1st century A.D. the Nazca culture. The researches and exploration of places and remains left by this culture indicate that this would be a direct continuation of the Paracas culture. Unlike the Paracas, who developed until perfection the textile art, the Nazca were the masters of pottery, standing out also for the hydraulic engineering present in the aqueduct construction (which is still used nowadays) and the impressive geoglyphs, which are known as the Nazca Lines. Between 700 and 900 A.D. took place the decadence of the Nazca culture, due to natural reasons. In 1901, the German archaeolologist Max Uhle discovered the potter legacy of the Nazca, which dates from 200, 500 and 700 D.C. Subsequently, in 1939, the American Paul Kosok would discover, without plnanning it, the Nazca Lines, while he was overflying the desert where they are.