National Geographic has just published an exclusive article about the discovery of a “Megalopolis” in the jungles of Guatemala. According to the article, some 60,000 structures were discovered using LiDAR, providing previously-unrealized information about Guatemalan civilizations from over 1,200 years ago.
LiDAR technology allowed the virtual removal of the tropical canopy in order to better “see” what lies beneath.
Read the full article at: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/maya-laser-lidar-guatemala-pacunam/
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