Friday, June 10, 2016

"Revealed: vast medieval cities hidden beneath the Cambodian jungle"


cutting-edge airborne laser scanning technology has revealed multiple cities between 900 and 1,400 years old beneath the tropical forest floor, some of which rival the size of Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh.


the colossal, densely populated cities would have constituted the largest empire on earth by population at the time of its peak in the 12th century.