This is an interesting article on a satellite (and drone) archaeology project in Afghanistan. It seems that there are more projects around the world using similar methods to GlobalXplorer’s.
To work on Afghanistan must be very hard, but “team members said they have more than tripled the number of published archaeological features in Afghanistan, to more than 4500” according to the article.
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And, of course, DigitalGlobe’s satellite pictures is an important part of the project.