Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Empire, has been mapped for the first time using laser light.
The technique called LIDAR, which uses billions of reflected light beams to map the topography below a thick forest canopy, revealed that the city was even more…
***Magnificent! Fascinating to read about LIDAR. Archaeology is a wonderful field of study and people can learn so much. But to have the human talent, complemented by the tools of technology in order to make these endeavors much more successful revelations is a definite move forward though looking back.
Lidar: Webster’s Timeline History, 1928 - 2007