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Ghostly ruins of a 400-year-old church rise from the waters of a Mexican reservoir

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 21, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Oct 20, 2015

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57MozbQgl9g The ghostly ruins of a 16th-century church have emerged from the depths of a reservoir in Mexico. Abandoned around the late 1700s, the church, known as the Temple of Quechula, was flooded by a dam in 1966. However, the recent drought plaguing the southern Mexican state of Chiapas has dropped water levels so severely that the magnificent temple has risen out from the waters. The Temple of Quechula, also known as the Temple of Santiago, is...




 

 

The ghostly ruins of a 16th-century church have emerged from the depths of a reservoir in Mexico. Abandoned around the late 1700s, the church, known as the Temple of Quechula, was flooded by a dam in 1966. However, the recent drought plaguing the southern Mexican state of Chiapas has dropped water levels so severely that the magnificent temple has risen out from the waters.

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