torsdag den 13. maj 2010

Mapping Ancient Civilization, in a Matter of Days

Et glimt af fortidens vindundere ...

A look from above and back through history. Fascinating!

For a quarter of a century, two archaeologists and their team slogged through wild tropical vegetation to investigate and map the remains of one of the largest Maya cities, in Central America. Slow, sweaty hacking with machetes seemed to be the only way to discover the breadth of an ancient urban landscape now hidden beneath a dense forest canopy. [Via The Map Scroll]

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