Discovery of Mayan civilisations long ago.

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Discovery of Mayan civilisations long ago.

Post by Trishia » 04 Feb 2018, 10:03

The experts are saying that millions of people lived in this area. This is many more than was known.
With new technology, we can discover more wonders than were ever imagined.


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-03/s ... le/9393648

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Post by Dreamweaver » 04 Feb 2018, 20:32

We surely live in amazing times.
Researchers used a mapping technique called LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection And Ranging.
It bounces pulsed laser light off the ground, revealing contours hidden by dense foliage.
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Post by kfchugo » 05 Feb 2018, 13:57

Angkor Wat in Cambodia is a similar story. Scientists now estimate that in its heyday, the city surrounding the temple was roughly the size of present day Los Angeles.

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