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By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

old documents of vertical pictures and satellite tv for pc photos obtained for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) provide substantial power for archaeological and historic panorama learn. they supply a different perception into the nature of the panorama because it was once over part a century in the past, ahead of the damaging impression of later twentieth century improvement and in depth land use. they supply a top quality photographic list now not basically of the panorama at the moment, yet supply the possibility of the higher survival of continues to be reflecting its prior heritage, no matter if occur as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those a number of resources of images additionally provide a chance to envision from the air components of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless no longer open to conventional archaeological aerial reconnaissance. millions of such photographs are held in files all over the world, yet their examine power is going very principally untapped.
A fundamental goal of this quantity is to attract to wider recognition the lifestyles, scope and power entry to old archival aerial and satellite tv for pc pictures, so that it will motivate their use in a variety of archaeological and panorama examine.
By drawing cognizance to this huge archival source, delivering examples of its winning program to archaeological/landscape questions, and delivering recommendation how you can entry and utilise the source, the amount seeks to deliver this fabric to wider consciousness, show its large power for archaeology, motivate its extra use and stimulate a brand new method of archaeological survey and the learn of panorama evolution the world over. ​

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