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Mayan network discovered under jungle

#1  Postby UncertainSloth » Feb 04, 2018 10:02 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-42916261

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love stuff like this...not heard of this lidar before...
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#2  Postby Thommo » Feb 04, 2018 10:03 pm

Whoa, seriously cool!
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#3  Postby UncertainSloth » Feb 04, 2018 10:12 pm

The project's discoveries will feature in a Channel 4 programme called Lost Cities of the Maya: Revealed, airing in the UK on Sunday 11 February at 20:00 GMT.


hmmm, shall have to record that one...
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#4  Postby Thommo » Feb 04, 2018 10:17 pm

Ahh nice find, I'll stick it on the planner now!
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#5  Postby The_Piper » Feb 05, 2018 12:02 am

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#6  Postby Macdoc » Feb 05, 2018 12:14 am

love stuff like this...not heard of this lidar before...


Lidar is revolutionizing archeology.

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Dr. Sarah Parcak reveals her satellite imagery findings to Dr. Simon Keay. They discuss its ... Lidar Survey (02:05). Dr. Sarah Parcak and a Romanian archaeologist discuss the embankment discovered near Sarmizegetusa that suggest a larger Roman occupation that originally thought. ... Lost Harbor of Rome (04:09).




It's mostly due to Dr. Sarah Parcak ..worth a google.

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#7  Postby UncertainSloth » Feb 05, 2018 6:37 am

thanks - 'tis fascinating stuff...
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