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The ancient lost city of gold

20 Aug

 city of goldScientist at the University of Houston with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping appears to have exposed an ancient city in the South American forest.

Researchers think they can contain to end with found the missing Gold White City in Honduras using high-tech scanners that leave see the aircraft through the dense forest.

What archaeologists have found – and what the new images reveal – are features that could be ancient ruins, including canals, roads, and foundations of buildings and terraces of farmland.

According to legend, the White City are full of gold and has been sought by explorers and treasure hunters since the conquistador Hernan Cortes first made reference to it in a letter in 1526 to the king Charles V of Spain.

Inspired by the legend, the cinematographer and the White City enthusiast, Steven Elkins, sought the support of private investors to pay a NCLAM team to use your laser mapping technology to map the floor of the rain forest of the Mosquitia.

Archaeologists plan to put their feet on the ground this year to investigate the mysterious features seen in the new images.

 
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Posted by on August 20, 2013 in Historical, Mysterious

 

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