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Archaeology from Space

Archaeology from Space

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Sunday, January 20, 2019/Categories: photography, art and design, environment, adventure

The archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses infrared and commercial space images to locate lost cities and other ancient sites. Parcak has conducted research in Romania, Tunisia, and Egypt. In Italy her satellite imagery has identified an ancient arena at Portus, its lighthouse, and a canal leading to Rome along the Tiber River.

She has been mentioned by The Next List as one of the "innovators, visionaries, and agents of change who are mapping a course to the future with their new ideas". She explained some of her mapping work at a conference recently:

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