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Using shuttle radar topography to map ancient water channels in Mesopotamia.

Hritz, C. and Wilkinson, T. J. (2006) 'Using shuttle radar topography to map ancient water channels in Mesopotamia.', Antiquity., 80 (308). pp. 415-424.


The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) is currently producing a digital elevation model of most of the world's surface. Here the authors assess its value in mapping and sequencing the network of water channels that provided the arterial system for Mesopotamia before the petrol engine.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Mesopotamia, Bronze Age, Sasanian, Irrigation, Digital mapping.
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Last Modified:19 May 2016 13:59

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