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Hidden Kingdoms of the Ancient Maya Revealed in a 3-D Laser Map


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Maya settlements

Images made using lidar technology reveal previously unknown ancient Maya settlements with houses, temples, forts, ditches, moats and roads.

Credit: Luke Auld-Thomas and Marcello A. Canuto/PACUNAM

Hidden pyramids and massive fortresses in the jungle. Farms and canals scattered across swamplands.

From The New York Times
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