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Military Structures Revealed Beneath Alcatraz

News   Mar 08, 2019 | Original Story by John Brhel for Binghamton University.

 
Military Structures Revealed Beneath Alcatraz

Binghamton University archaeologist Timothy de Smet and colleagues used terrestrial laser scans, ground-penetrating radar data and georectifications (the process of taking old digitized maps and linking them to a coordinate system so that they can be accurately geolocated in 3D space) to locate and assess the historical remains beneath the former recreation yard of the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Credit: Timothy de Smet.

 
 
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