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How to read the Mayan ‘Long Count’ calendar

USA Today has a nifty inforgraphic showing how to read the Mayan “Long Count” calendar.

The “Long Count” calendar system tracked “Great Cycles” of time. The beginning of the current cycle — date 0.0.0.0.0 — corresponds to Aug. 13, 3114 B.C. on the Gregorian calendar. Here’s how to read a date…

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2 thoughts on “How to read the Mayan ‘Long Count’ calendar

  1. this world is going to end but hummans are so stupid to think we know the date for this… our planet is duing for us stupid human i hate our kind.. why cant we just be beter???? contact me if u have somthing to say!!!!

  2. ikr dude im with u on all that right now im trying to figure out crop circles the Mayan Calendar and just how to save our world of stupid people and dictator. We should all band together to try and save ourselves.

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