Talk:Aerial archaeology

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Poor choice of photographs[edit]

The aerial photos (APs) chosen to illustrate aerial archaeology aren't really representative, in my opinion. Okay, the first one shows an amphitheatre, giving us its ground plan - but this is an already excavated feature, so already known to archaeology. The great thing about aerial archaeology is its use as a tool for discovering sites and identifying previously obscure features not readily apparent from ground level. The second shot merely shows an aerial view of a town - albeit an old, historic town. Again, not representative of what aerial archaeology can show most usefully. How about some photos of earthworks, lynchets, soilmarks, cropmarks etc - the common forms of archaeological features that APs are good at showing? 86.148.48.248 (talk) 09:34, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Improvements are needed[edit]

Needs a primary reference, orginal source unknown, needs headings and improved format, and improved photos. What specific professional or avocational groups use this technigue?? I done some work and cleanup, but much more is needed to improve this article. Cheers.LanceBarber (talk) 15:06, 20 April 2010 (UTC)