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  • Lasers reveal ‘lost’ Roman roads

    UK open data success story, via Tony Finch:

    This LIDAR data bonanza has proved particularly helpful to archaeologists seeking to map Roman roads that have been ‘lost’, some for thousands of years. Their discoveries are giving clues to a neglected chapter in the history of Roman Britain: the roads built to help Rome’s legions conquer and control northern England.

    (tags: uk government lidar open-data data roman history mapping geodata)

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