Angkor—“astonishing detail by an aerial laser survey”

The towers of the temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia poke up through the dense jungle canopy in the center of what was once one of the largest cities on earth. While researchers have long suspected this, aerial laser surveys conducted over the past five years have provided solid evidence.


Lost cities #7: how Nasa technology uncovered the ‘megacity’ of Angkor

By Oliver Wainwright

The Guardian

August 16, 2016

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