Ground-penetrating radar used to survey ancient city

Published on December 15th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks


Archaeologists are using ground-penetrating radar to survey the ancient city of Isos in Turkey.

A team of archeologists has begun working on examining the site of the ancient city of Isos in southern Turkey by making use of ground-based sensors to visualize the underground features of the city’s structures, the district governor has said.

skender Yönden, the district governor of Erzin, Hatay province, announced on Monday that a team of four archeologists got to work at the reported site of the ancient city of Isos, which has been underground for some 500 years in the southern province of Hatay, as part of the work of unearthing the ancient city.

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