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Tikal by Mind Map: Tikal

1. What is Tikal

1.1. Ancient Mayan City

1.2. Capital of Mayan Empire

1.3. Major Tourist Attraction

2. History

2.1. Abandoned by Mayans

2.2. Founded in 600 B.C.

2.3. Giant water canals that hold much water were built here

3. Where is Tikal

3.1. Located in Guatamala

3.2. Covered in dense forest

3.3. Located in the central Americas

4. Size

4.1. Took 13 years to uncover 10 square miles

4.2. 222 square miles around the main ceremonial center

4.3. Largest excavation site in American history