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Wonders of Colombia: Las Lajas Sanctuary

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Duration: 60 minutos

Grades: 4-5, 6-8

Subjects: Social Sciences

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Program Description

Built on top of a mountain on one of Colombia’s most active geological faults, Las Lajas Sanctuary has avoided damage from the frequent earthquakes that characterize the area thanks to the techniques used in its construction. The church is a symbol of the Catholic faith commemorating the appearance of the Virgin Mary many years ago.


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