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News Guatemala » Peten: Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

News channel or source: http://www.sfgate.com/business/technology/article/Researchers-find-thousands-of-Maya-structures-in-12547667.php
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought. The discoveries, which included industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals, were announced ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Massive Mayan Society Found in Guatemala Jungle Yields Tens of Thousands of Ancient Structures

News channel or source: https://weather.com/news/news/2018-02-05-guatemala-mayan-society-discovery-peten-region
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Tens of thousands of Mayan structures that previously went undetected have been discovered in a dense jungle in Guatemala, suggesting millions ... found roughly 60,000 structures in the country's Peten region, including homes, pyramids, defense works ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Huge Mayan city with pyramids found hidden under jungle

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/msn/huge-mayan-city-with-pyramids-found-hidden-under-jungle/ar-BBIJesn
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Laser mapping uncovers dozens of ancient Mayan cities

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/style/article/ancient-mayan-structures-discovered
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

Advanced laser mapping has revealed more than 60,000 ancient Mayan structures beneath the jungles of northern Guatemala. Set across dozens of hidden cities, the discoveries include houses, palaces and a 90-foot-tall pyramid that was previously thought to ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Laser Scans Reveal 60,000 Hidden Maya Structures in Guatemala

News channel or source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/laser-scans-reveal-60000-hidden-maya-structures-guatemala-180968030/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

With the help of a pioneering laser-mapping technology, researchers have made a major archaeological discovery in Guatemala. According to Tom Clynes, who broke the story in a National Geographic exclusive published last week, more than 60,000 Maya ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Scientists use this new laser technology to discover massive Mayan city in Guatemala jungle

News channel or source: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900009523/scientists-use-this-new-laser-technology-to-discover-massive-mayan-city-in-guatemala-jungle.html
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Researchers recently uncovered more than 60,000 houses, palaces, highways and other hidden Mayan ruins in Guatemala, thanks to laser technology, according to National Geographic. The new laser technology — called Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Massive Mayan society found hidden under Guatemalan jungle

News channel or source: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/mayan-society-guatemalan-jungle
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

While not sparking claims of the discovery of the lost city of El Dorado, the revealing of the ruins of an enormous Mayan civilisation hidden beneath the dense jungles of Guatemala has been labelled a major find. According to AP (via Phys.org), the remains ...

News Guatemala » Peten: 3D Laser Scanning Technology Reveals a Massive Mayan "Megalopolis" Hidden in the Guatemalan Jungle

News channel or source: https://3dprint.com/202757/3d-scanning-guatemalan-jungle/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Generally accepted Western conceits about the possible size and scope of tropical civilizations continue to be shattered with the help of high-powered 3D scanning technology and organizations like PACUNAM, Guatemala’s Mayan Heritage and Nature Foundation.

News Guatemala » Peten: Nestle cancels Guatemalan palm oil contract following corruption probe

News channel or source: https://www.just-food.com/news/nestle-cancels-guatemalan-palm-oil-contract-following-corruption-probe_id138643.aspx
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The Switzerland-based company has torn up a deal with Reforestadora de Palmas del Peten S.A. (Repsa) which is being investigated by the country's prosecutor. Guatemala's prosecutor has accused Repsa of paying bribes to receive tax credits. Repsa said in a ...

News Guatemala » Peten: Tulane researchers central to laser-discovered Maya cities

News channel or source: http://www2.tulane.edu/liberal-arts/newsletter/lidar-feb-2018.cfm
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Two Tulane archaeologists are part of a team of researchers receiving international media coverage and acclaim for the remarkable discovery of dozens of ancient cities in Guatemala through the use of jungle-penetrating LiDAR (light detection and ranging ...