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Test Flight Over Peru Ruins Could Revolutionize Archaeological Mapping

August 1, 2012

researchers with the SUAVe aerial device Archaeological sites that currently take years to map could be completed in minutes with a new system that uses an unmanned aerial vehicle developed at Vanderbilt University and currently being tested in Peru. Full Story

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