Living in a sprawling metropolitan area like Greater Houston, it might be easy to think that there's no such thing as uncharted territory. But in the dense rain forests of Honduras, there's plenty of territory that hasn't been seen by humankind in centuries.
Now, a group of researchers based at the University of Houston is making exploration of such places a lot easier – using lasers – in their search for a fabled lost ancient city.
Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest (National Geographic)
UH Researchers Help Uncover Further Evidence of an Ancient Culture in Honduran Jungle (University of Houston)
Ancient Civilization in Honduras Focus of New Documentary: ‘It's Like Something Out of Folklore' (The Wrap)