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3D Models for Heritage Interpretation 

Advanced 3D Visualizations 

3D Techniques for Heritage Preservation 

World Heritage Documentation Research 

Imperiled Heritage Preservation


Virgin Islands National Park






Project Description:

A series of petroglyphs, attributed to the Taino Indians, were carved on stone outcrops in the lower section of the Reef Bay Valley on St. John Island. A periodically flowing, fresh water stream, known as the Living Gut, descends over a 40 foot waterfall into a series of pools that are surrounded by large rock outcrops. Dozens of images and symbols were carved onto several of the smooth rock faces. The Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS SEAC), used 3D laser scanning, GPS, and specialized imaging to document these imperiled resources.

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