Did you know? LiDAR & Amazon rainforest

September 8, 2023 Déborah

❓ Did you know? ❓

💡 LiDAR in the heart of the Amazon rainforest! LiDAR technology has braved the Amazon rainforest and made it possible to make new archaeological discoveries. Indeed, in the south of the Amazon basin, now Bolivia, researchers have highlighted, using lasers, remains of the Casarab civilization, a pre-Columbian civilization long considered nomadic. In reality, a vast urban network has been detected using LiDAR technology!

Source: https://www.sciencesetavenir.fr/archeo-paleo/archeologie/un-vaste-reseau-urbain-sous-la-vegetation-amazonienne-le-lidar-revele-les-vestiges-de-la-civilisation-casarabe-en-bolivie_165719

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