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In Egypt, archaeologists fly kites to detect ancient sites

In Egypt, archaeologists fly kites to detect ancient sites
trefwoorden: Egypte - vliegers - Kharga Oase
In the Kharga Oasis, 175 miles (280 kilometers) west of Luxor in Egypt's Western Desert, surveyors are flying kites.
The oasis is in a military zone—where it is near impossible to organize private helicopter or balloon flights—so researchers use the kites, outfitted with remotely operated cameras, to help map one of Egypt's richest, least-studied archaeological troves.

Lees verder bij: National Geographic (24 september 2003)
Zie ook: foto's van Kharga