The electronic total station is set up at Vista Alegre to create a topographic map of the site. The device uses lasers and  a prism to create a very precise and detailed map.

The electronic total station is set up at Vista Alegre to create a topographic map of the site. The device uses lasers and a prism to create a very precise and detailed map. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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