Searching for the tomb of Genghis Khan

I went to a talk today by Dr. Albert Lin about The Valley of the Khans Project, which is a project going on in my building at UCSD in collaboration with Mongolian archaeologists and the Mongolian government. It is quite fascinating — the Burkhan Khaldun is very remote, and the entire process has to be non-invasive, so he is using satellite imaging (visible and multispectral) to locate anomalous (= man-made) structures in the target region. This summer he wants to go back into the field to get more close-range readings.

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