Tag Archives: Satellite imagery

Wonky Giza pyramids: Oblique satellite imagery and georeferencing

Satellite imagery is very precise but can still exhibit parallax. This is a particular issue for georeferencing historic maps, demonstrated here with reference to the Giza Pyramids. Continue reading

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Kinky Temples: Satellite imagery ‘fails’!

What happens when satellite imagery contains errors? Warping of the satellite imagery has left us with kinky temples at Deir el-Bahri. Continue reading

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