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Maya

NASA archeologists use satellites to pinpoint ancient ruins buried deep in the jungle.
Publish Date: Topic: Ancient WorldsAncient WorldsBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW
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(This video is no longer available for streaming.) This NOVA scienceNOW video shows how experts are using NASA satellite photography to find ancient Maya architecture hidden deep in the rain forest of Guatemala. It's a marriage of 21st-century technology and centuries-old archeological techniques that has already unearthed some striking Maya remains, including a jungle-covered temple containing an extremely rare, 2,000-year-old mural.

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