Google Earth Scavenger Hunt – Peru

 

Welcome to our Google Earth Scavenger Hunt! To start your virtual adventure, click the link below and use the search bar to find the famous Peru city or landmark. Provide the latitude and longitude of each location below!

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1. The capital city of Peru is Lima, and is the only city in Peru with more than one million inhabitants. Find Lima on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

Google Earth Scavenger Hunt - Peru

 

2. The Inca Trail in Peru is a four-day hike, which ends at Machu Picchu. This famous trail passes more than 30 Inca ruins and spectacular scenery. Find Machu Picchu on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

Google Earth Scavenger Hunt - Peru

 

3. The highest sand dune in the world, Cerro Blanco, can be found in Peru. It is located in the Sechura Desert and stands 3,860 feet tall. Find the Cerro Blanco sand dune on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

Google Earth Scavenger Hunt - Peru

 

4. Rainbow mountain in Peru is made up of 14 different, colorful minerals which was only recently discovered due to the snow melting. Find Rainbow Mountain on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

Google Earth Scavenger Hunt - Peru

 

5. The Uros Islands are a group of 70 man-made islands floating on Peru’s Lake Titicaca. Find the Uros Islands on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

 

 

 

 

Answer Key

1. Lima, Peru coordinates: 

    • Latitude: 12° 3′ 0″ South
    • Longitude: 77° 3′ 0″ West

2. Machu Picchu coordinates:

    • Latitude: 13° 9′ 30″ South
    • Longitude: 72° 31′ 53″ West

3. Cerro Blanco sand dune coordinates: 

    • Latitude: 14° 52′ 44″ South
    • Longitude: 74° 50′ 41″ West

4. Rainbow Mountain coordinates: 

    • Latitude: 13° 51′ 52″ South
    • Longitude: 71° 18′ 25″ West

5. Uros Islands coordinates: 

    • Latitude: 15° 49′ 10″ South
    • Longitude: 69° 58′ 14″ West

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