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Terminal Classic (900 -1200 AD)

Overcrowding, famine, climate change, deforestation, and major geologic catastrophes during this period all contributed to the migration from the large late classic centers. Also the internal civil war from central mexico drained the strength of the civilzation.


Cihuatán
is the greatest known site within the country, and only the truely urban one in El Salvador, and includes 2.5 km
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El Rey is a small site located in Cancún. It is also known as the Kinich Ahau Group, the king of the Sun's Face, after a
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Tulum
in Mayan refers to its fortress like walls, but the real Mayan name for the site was "Zama" which means dawn. The
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The overwhelming desire of ancient Mexicans to possess exotic merchandise is attested to by Maya ruins on Isla Cerritos,
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Zaachila
was the last of the Zapotec capital following the fall of Monte Alban. The site flourished from 1100-1521 AD.
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El Meco - The Cancun regions version of the ancient Maya port city of Tulum. In this case it is the port city of "El Meco". The
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Very little is written about San Gervaso, on the island of Cozumel. What is know is that Cozumel was a place for healing and relaxing.
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The settlers who rehabilitated Teayo, in the nineteenth century planned their settlement around the pre-Hispanic Castle or
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