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Contact: Kim Martineau
The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Rain God Chaac

Caption: The Maya rain god, Chaac, is a common motif in Maya architecture. Chaac appears on this frieze at El Castillo.

Credit: Kevin Anchukaitis/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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