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Massive Petra monument 'hiding in plain sight'

The World Heritage Site at Petra, Jordan still has a few secrets -- one of which has just been discovered thanks to aerial technology.

By 10 June 2016

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Ancient, hidden cities uncovered by lasers in Cambodia's jungle

The vast cityscapes had been lost to the jungle for centuries, but that's before helicopter-mounted lasers came along.

By 13 June 2016

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These decaying island buildings feel like real-world Fallout game

Decades of storms and decay have transformed Japan's tiny Hashima Island, once home to 5,259 people, into the haunting and incredible Gunkanjima: Battleship Island. Here's a tour.

By 4 June 2016

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3D scanning the Opera House for posterity

The Scottish Ten is undergoing a detailed survey of the Sydney Opera House as part of its project to digitally preserve UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

By 18 April 2013

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Street View hikes Endor-like Yakushima Island in Japan

The island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to towering cedars that are thousands of years old. Google has captured views of the forest in winter.

By 5 April 2013