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Definition of the noun Nasca

What does Nasca mean as a name of something?

Nasca is a genus of Castniidae, described by Houlbert in Oberthuer in 1918.


Nasca is a record label.


Nasca is a website.

Phrases with Nasca

Phrases starting with the word Nasca:

  1. Nasca Pelasgus
  2. Nasca Unifasciata
  3. Nasca Fulvofasciata

Phrases ending with the word Nasca:

  1. Lima Nasca
  2. Genus Nasca
  3. Cosmosoma Nasca
  4. Plicacesta Nasca
  5. Priacanthus nasca
  6. Species Lima Nasca
  7. Species Cosmosoma Nasca
  8. Species Plicacesta Nasca
  9. species Priacanthus nasca

Other phrases containing the word Nasca:

  1. Species Nasca Pelasgus
  2. Species Nasca Unifasciata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nasca

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Google previewWorks Issued by the Hakluyt Society (1864)

Cape Nasca is a lofty bluff, one thousand and twenty feet high, in 14° 57° S.; there is an anchorage called Caballas Roads to the westward, rocky and shallow , “which should only be known to be avoided.” The Beagle was at anchor there for ...

Google previewMemoirs of General Miller (1828)

Nasca is an oasis nearly one hundred miles from the nearest inhabited valley on the south, and almost half that distance from the nearest on the north. The same well-bred courtesy is sometimes to be met within other spots equally isolated, ...

Google previewMarkham in Peru (1991)

The Travels of Clement R. Markham, 1852-1853 by Sir Clements Robert Markham, Peter Blanchard

Point Nasca is a perpendicular cliff of sandstone much impregnated with salt, rising to a height of six hundred feet. From this point to the summit, another five hundred feet, there is an abrupt slope of loose sand. Halfway between the summit ...

Google previewThe Travels of Pedro de Cieza de Léon, A.D. 1532-50, Contained in the First Part of His Chronicle of Peru (1864)

by Pedro de Cieza de León

Cape Nasca is a lofty blufi, one thousand and twenty feet high, in 14° 57' S. ; there is an anchorage called Caballas Roads to the westward, rocky and shallow , “ which should only be known to be avoided.” The Beagle was at anchor there for ...

Google previewMysteries and Discoveries of Archaeoastronomy (2009)

From Giza to Easter Island by Giulio Magli

Thus Nasca is a gigantic work of art, constructed over many centuries. To describe the Nasca lines, it is crucial to distinguish the geometrical lines from the geoglyphs. The latter include dozens of figures placed in a relatively restricted area of ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Southeast Asia (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Terry E. Miller, Ruth M. Stone, Sean Williams

Nasca culture, Peru, about 100 B.C.-A.D. 600. Photo by Christopher Donnan, 1972. of artifacts are not always clear, and what may seem to be a musical instrument may in fact be something else. In coastal Peru, some artifacts are undoubtedly ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Timothy Darvill

Nasca Culture [CP] Early Intermediate Period farming communities which flourished in the valleys of Peru's southern coast c.AD 200–700. The most characteristic ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

There is little doubt, however, that most geoglyphs were built by the peoples of the Nasca culture (ca. 200 BCE—AD 600), although the practice was continued locally on a small scale by some communities until the late fifteenth century.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

Nasca style. Nasca, Peru. Pre-Inca culture. » FIG. 3.— Polychrome Cla Bowl, with maeander bort er and stencilled figures in three fields. Santa Barbara Necropolis. Guanacaste. Chorotega culture. FIG. 5.—Gold Breast ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

The next coastsection extends for over 300 miles from Chancay to Nasca, and includes the rivers of Chancay or...

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Scrabble value of N1A1S1C3A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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