The History of Leith

January 28, 2008

Lasers reveal ancient secrets

Included as this is a interesting development in Archaeology-

A PIONEERING project is aiming to reveal the archaeological treasures hidden in the Wyre Forest area by using laser beams shone from the sky to see through trees.

The aerial survey technique, known as LiDAR (light, detection and ranging) uses pulses of harmless energy beamed down from aircraft flying about 1,000 metres (1,093 yards) up. for more click here

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