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TED: Hunting for Peru’s lost civilizations — with satellites

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of lost ancient sites lie buried and hidden from view. Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak is determined to find them before looters do. With the 2016 TED Prize, Parcak is building an online citizen-science tool called GlobalXplorer that will train an army of volunteer explorers to find and protect the …

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Keepin it Karl: 8 Incredible Archaeological Discoveries!

Incredible archaeological discoveries! These are some of the most intense ancient archaeological discoveries ever in human history.  

ESA: Earth from Space | Tropical thaw

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. A retreating tropical ice cap is featured in this edition.  

Devinsupertramp: Road to Machu Picchu – Peru in 4K

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site located on a mountain ridge between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains in Peru. It is located 7,970 feet (2,430 meters) above sea level on the eastern slope of the Andes. The entire video was shot in 4K, with the Canon 1DC.  

Earth from Space: Tropical snow

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Discover the mountain that experiences the lowest gravity on the planet in this edition.