Machu Pichu (IMAGE) Geological Society of America Caption Detailed mapping indicates the World Heritage Site's location and layout were dictated by the underlying geological faults. Photo taken 5 Nov. 2010. Credit Rualdo Menegat Usage Restrictions Credit: Rualdo Menegat. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.