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QuarryScapes :: Quarry landscape GIS

Generally the GIS work will be done using ESRI's ArcGIS software and will be carried out in close interaction with the other Work Packages in Egypt. It might also develop as a model for displaying other QuarryScapes datasets and even for quarry landscape GIS in general.

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(PDF) Granite-quarry survey in the Aswan region, Egypt ...

From this paved road, 350-m long, leads to a small in the granite, and several small quarries point, one can get a good view of the quarry area—the long-road quarry (S10 for such. his type of tool is characteris- granite-quarry landscape. his situation in Figure 3, see also Figure 4a and b).

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Publications | Per Storemyr Archaeology & Conservation

Here's a list of selected publications and recent presentations. Some are available as PDF for download or directly on the web, others may be available by contacting me at: [email protected] Titles of non-English publications are translated within square brackets, whereas peer-reviewed publications are marked with an asterisk (*) Storemyr, P. & Stige, M. (2021): Veileder:…

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QuarryScapes: conservation of ancient stone quarry ...

Sep 26, 2011· The QuarryScapes Project: conservation of ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean The spectacular monuments and cities of the ancient Near East are testament to an industrial past where large-scale stone procurement remains unsurpassed.

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QuarryScapes :: Aswan Quarry Landscape

Thus, the most important objective within QuarryScapes is to cover as much as possible of the quarry landscape as a whole. Work is at the moment well underway in the southern part of the granite quarries, where Adel Kelany and his team from the Supreme Council of Antiquities are recording quarries …

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Johnston County, North Carolina Geographic Information ...

About GIS | Contact Us | MapClick Help | Search © 2014-2021 Johnston County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 108 E. Johnston St P.O. Box 1373 Smithfield, NC ...

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QuarryScapes :: Chephren Gneiss Quarry

In QuarryScapes, Chephren's Quarry will be used as a case study within Work-package 5 (Egypt risks and monitoring) and 7 (Quarry Landscape GIS), including the compilation of an extensive site map. Text by Tom Heldal The site is included in work-package 5 and 7 .

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Kart og publikasjoner utgitt i 2007 - NGU

Preservation and promotion of the Sagalassos quarry and town landscape, Turkey Storemyr, P.: Whatever else happened to the ancient Egyptian quarries? An essay on their destiny in modern times Heldal, T.: Constructing a quarry landscape from empirical data. General

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[26] Heldal T. Constructing a quarry landscape from empirical data.General perspectives and a case study at the Aswan West Bank, Egypt[C]//Abu-Jaber N, Bloxam E G, Degryse P, et al. QuarryScapes: Ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean. Norway: Geological Survey of …

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GIS Data - Data and Tools

Sep 01, 2021· USGS is a primary source of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data. Our data and information is presented both spatially and geographically including The National Map, Earth Explorer, GloVIS, LandsatLook, and much more. Start exploring by topic below. Filter Total Items: 241.

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The quarryscapes of Gerasa (Jarash), Jordan

the Nabatean sandstone quarries of Pe-tra and the limestone quarries associated with the Graeco–Roman city of Gerasa. The purpose of this paper is to report and document some of the most signifi-cant examples of quarry sites related to ancient Gerasa, with respect to geology, landscape, notable features and poten-tial threats.

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Modern development in the Northern Faiyum (EG) | Per ...

Ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean, Geological Survey of Norway Special Publication 12, 105-124. Download PDF (4,1 ) Storemyr, P. (2003): Widan el-Faras Ancient Quarry Landscape, Northern Faiyum Desert, Egypt: Site Description, Historical Significance and …

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The Roman quarries at Antinoopolis (Egypt): development ...

Oct 01, 2011· 1. Introduction. Before the Roman foundation of Antinoopolis, during the Pharaonic period the site was used for cemeteries at least in the proto-dynastic period (AA.VV, 1974, pp. 23–31) and in the Middle Kingdom, when pit-tombs were excavated in the eastern hill-slope (Rosati and Zaccaria, 2008).The main pharaonic monument, enclosed in the Roman town, is a temple by Ramesses II (XIX …

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National inventory and database of ancient stone quarry ...

(eds.) QuarryScapes: ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean, Geological Survey of Norway Special publication,12, pp. 155–163. The Egyptian Antiquities Information System (EAIS) started as an Egyptian–Finnish project and finally developed to be a fully functioning GIS Centre of Excellence within the Supreme Council of ...

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(PDF) Documentation and Protection of the Quarries of Gerasa

ancient quarry landscapes: four concepts of landscape. Pp. 165–83 in N. Abu-Jaber, E. G. Bloxam, P. Degryse and T. Heldal (eds), QuarrySc apes: Anci ent Stone -Quarry La ndscapes i n the Easter n

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QuarryScapes :: Northern Faiyum Quarry landscape

QuarryScapes objectives are to document and survey the site in March 2006 as it is an integral part of the ancient quarry landscape of the Northern Faiyum Desert. Widan el-Faras Basalt Quarries The basalt quarries, 20 km south-west of Umm es-Sawan, are considered the source of stone used on the mortuary temple floors and walls of 4 th and 5 th ...

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(PDF) Ancient rock quarries in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Dec 01, 2015· The ancient city of Anuradhapura (4th century BCE to 10th century CE), established on the banks of the river Malwathu Oya in north-central Sri Lanka, is one of that country's most important ...

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QS 015416 publishable activity report

3 Report: The Sagalassos quarry landscape: bringing quarries in context, 84 pp, ISBN 978-82-7385-122-2 Edited by: Patrick Degryse Authors: Patrick Degryse, Tom Heldal, Elizabeth Bloxam, Per Storemyr, Marc Waelkens, E. Trogh, Hannelore Vanhaverbeke, Jeroen Poblome, Philippe Muchez Download at, or order hard copy from NGU

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Quarryscapes | Photography by R. Alan Jones [AlanClogwyn]

First time back in a Quarry after my accident, and it wasn't a good idea biologically, but photographically I think it paid off nicely! First off was a nose around the Talysarn quarry, then carry on up to Blaen y Cae. A Gorse bush has grown over one of my favourite views so it's now not possible! That only took 18 months – that stuff ...

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Archaeology and rock art at Gharb (West) Aswan (EG) | Per ...

Method: GIS/GPS Research/mapping: Per Storemyr, Elizabeth Bloxam, Adel Kelany, Adel Tohami and Tom Heldal Project: QuarryScapes 2009. References: Storemyr, P. (2011): The ancient stone-built game traps at Gharb Aswan and beyond, Lower Nubia and Upper Egypt. Sahara, 23, 15-28. Abstract

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Mons Claudianus ancient quarry landscape, Eastern Desert ...

Mons Claudianus ancient quarry landscape, Eastern Desert (EG) Per Storemyr Archaeology & Conservation ... GIS Research: Per Storemyr and James Harrell, based on published sources and visits ... An Illustrated Overview. In: Abu-Jaber, N., Bloxam, E., Degryse, P. & Heldal, T. (eds.): QuarryScapes. Ancient stone quarry landscapes in the Eastern ...

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GIS - Cabarrus County

The Cabarrus County GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Department is a division of Information Technology and provides integration of GIS services (maps and geographical web applications), with County departments, governmental jurisdictions/agencies and the public.

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QuarryScapes : ancient stone quarry landscapes in the ...

An essay on their destiny in modern times --Constructing a quarry landscape from empirical data. General perspectives and a case study at the Aswan West Bank, Egypt --National inventory and database of ancient stone qurry landscapes in Egypt --New directions in identifying the significance of ancient querry landscapes: for concepts of landscape.

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Aswan Quarry Landscape: a Pleiades place resource

References: See Further: BAtlas 80 inset (granite quarry cluster south of Syene) PECS (Perseus), SYÊNÊ (Aswan) and ELEPHANTINE Egypt; Per Toremyr, "Aswan Quarry Landscape," QuarryScapes: Conservation of Ancient Stone Quarry Landscapes in Eastern Mediterranean, 2005-2008

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National inventory and database of ancient stone quarry ...

Geological Survey of Norway Special Publication n 12 National inventory and database of ancient stone quarry landscapes in Egypt Azza Shawarby, Elshaimaa Fathy, Marwa Sadek, Naguib Amin, Rawda Yousri and Sara Kayser Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt.

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Fractals in topography: Application to geoarchaeological ...

Jul 17, 2012· Also direct human influences on the topography in form of quarry sites have already been identified. Low r-values, however, favour a mainly direct alteration of landscape within this area. Several quarry locations reported by Bebermeier et al. (2011) and Abu-Jaber et al. (2009) give evidence of

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Preservation and promotion of the Sagalassos quarry and ...

QuarryScapes: Ancient Stone Quarry Landscapes in the Eastern Mediterranean: Editors: N Abu-Jaber, E G Bloxam, P Degryse, T Heldal: Place of Publication: Norway: Publisher: Geological Survey of Norway: Pages: 99 - 104: Number of pages: 6: ISBN (Print) 9788273851383: Publication status: Published - 2009

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Spatial distribution and landscape impact analysis of ...

Jan 13, 2021· The assessment resulted in mapping individual quarries (i.e., 1,425 quarries over an area of 61,723,800 m2) and CDW dumpsites (i.e., 219 dumpsites over an area of 5,012,100 m2) showing (1) low to complete absence of vegetation recovery on identified sites, (2) improper location of quarries and large extent of visually polluted landscape and (3 ...

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(PDF) Accessing the Inaccessible: Detailed 'Off-Site ...

PDF | Archaeological sites, trails, and roads are traced using satellite remote-sensing, but landscape archaeology often requires detailed survey of... | Find, read and cite all the research you ...

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Quarryscapes ancient ngu

Nov 12, 2020· QuarryScapes :: Conservation of ancient quarries. QuarryScapes third workshop Aswan, October 12-15 2008. April 2008 Rescue of an obelisk top in Egypt Aswan, March 2008. December 2007 Second QuarryScapes Workshop 18-21 October 2007, Petra, Jordan . December 2007 Final Reports: Aswan West Bank Ancient Quarry Landscape .

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Bureau of GIS - Government of New Jersey

Aug 16, 2021· NJ-GeoWeb. This application will allow users to view, query and analyze NJDEP GIS data layers and related environmental information. Learn More

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Chephren's quarry (EG) | Per Storemyr Archaeology ...

Mons Claudianus ancient quarry landscape, Eastern Desert (EG) Chephren's quarry (EG) Purpose: Archaeology and conservation planning Method: GIS/GPS Research/mapping: Per Storemyr, Tom Heldal, Elizabeth Bloxam and Ian Shaw Base map: Corona satellite image (c. 1965) Project: QuarryScapes 2009.

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QuarryScapes

The first QuarryScapes survey in Work-package 4 (Aswan Quarry Landscape) took place in November and December 2005, and involved Work-Package leader Elizabeth Bloxam (UCL), Adel Kelany (SCA), Tom Heldal and Per Storemyr (NGU), Patrick Degryse (KUL) and Ashraf el-Senussi (SCA). The fieldwork has revealed numerous quarries of different age and ...

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