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For the first time ever, archaeologists have used ground-penetrating radar to map an entire city while it’s still beneath the ground.

A preliminary map of Falerii Novi, an ancient Roman city located 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Rome, has been compiled with data taken from ground-penetrating radar. It’s“preliminary” because it wasn’t humanly possible for the researchers to fully analyze the 28 billion data points collected during the course of the project, explained Martin Millett, a co-author of the study and an archaeologist at the University of Cambridge, to Gizmodo.

Read more on Gizmodo:

https://gizmodo.com/ground-penetrating-radar-reveals-entire-ancient-roman-c-1843955472

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