Laser Technology Reveals Cambodian Civilization that ‘Rewrites History’ | Atlas Obscura

Angkor Wat is the most recognizable ruin in Cambodia, but the CALI project has revealed there’s much more to be found in the jungle. (Photo: Aleksandr Zykov/CC-BY-SA-2.0)

Last year, the Cambodian Archaeological Lidar Initiative (CALI) conducted the world’s most extensive archaeological lidar study, scanning nearly 2,000 square kilometers of Cambodian landscape in search of evidence of the medieval Khmer empire. (Lidar is like radar, only with laser lights.) Now, the results of the campaign are being shared with the public, including…

Source: Laser Technology Reveals Cambodian Civilization that ‘Rewrites History’ | Atlas Obscura

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