Fortresses, farmlands of the Maya emerge from massive LiDAR survey

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

A recent aerial survey revealed thousands of ancient Maya structures previously hidden beneath the dense Guatemalan jungle, including houses, irrigation canals, fortifications, and even a pyramid.

Found at https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/02/lasers-shed-some-light-on-the-maya-snake-kingdom/

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A self-professed map addict, Gary has worked in the mapping and location space for over 20 years through a combination of luck and occasional good judgement. Gary is co-founder of Malstow Geospatial, which provides handmade, professional geospatial consulting. A Fellow of the RGS, he tweets about maps, writes about them...
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