Visual Timeline: El Dorado

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600 CE - 1600 CE: The Muisca Civilization flourishes in northern South America.
1537 CE: Lake Guatavita discovered by Spanish conquistador Gonzalo JimĂ©nez de Quesada while on an expedition to the highlands of the Eastern Ranges of the Andes in search of gold.
1595 CE: Sir Walter Raleigh makes his first unsuccessful attempt to find El Dorado in South America.
1617 CE: Sir Walter Raleigh again attempts to find El Dorado in South America.
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