William Gadoury, a 15-year-old high school student from Quebec, has discovered an ancient lost Mayan city in Mexico’s Yucatan jungle. Officially named K’aak Chi (Mouth of Fire) by the teen, he proposed that the Mayans built towns based on their constellations, lining up cities with stars, and during his research, one city was missing, which lead to its discovery. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“A three-star constellation correlated with two known cities, but the third had not yet been found. Gadoury drew on Google Earth and satellite images of that area of the Yucatan jungle from the Canadian Space Agency to help solve the puzzle. Based on the images, which appear to show man-made objects beneath the forest cover, he says he found a lost city,” according to Inhabitat.