Friday, August 31, 2007

angkor wat, a megalopolis

aug 31st, 2007

it was a huge metropolis, apparently. today the hinterland looks like a series of villages.

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/0702525104v1

by the way, vijayanagar was a giant metropolis too, covering a total area of some 500 sq. km.! that's more than most cities in india today.

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