"This enormous coliseum is composed of circular terraces supposedly designed to generate distinct microclimates. It is highly possible that this ingenious architecture and engineering piece was meant to be a great agricultural research center."

MIL is surrounded by inter-Andean valleys, SerranĂ­a Esteparia, Puna Grassland, Extreme Altitude, Lakes, Ravines, Andean Puquios, and the social ecosystems of two communities: Mullaka's Misminay and Kacllaraccay.