Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • resting place hundreds of historical figures.

  • Highgate Cemetery is known all over the world, but not everyone here is famous amongst this growing sea of ivy of thousands of headstones, some that haven't been seen in years.

  • For many, this is what makes Highgate beautiful.

  • But finding relatives graves here can be tricky.

  • Well, today, some of them are being rediscovered through a process of careful clearing, which tries to keep the character of the cemetery.

  • The ID has been removed from some of these headstones not only to protect them from decay but also to allow them to be Mac digitally for the first time.

  • This is Pete.

  • His backpack uses lasers, which can't be seen to take 300,000 measurements a second.

  • It also has five cameras taking pictures constantly, informations uploaded online and eventually a digital map comes to life.

  • Highgate is, you can see is it's a pretty tough location.

  • From a mapping perspective, vegetation can be the biggest nightmare.

  • There are parts, but they're also errors.

  • That very difficult way had to be very careful for my health and safety perspective.

  • Over the last year, Tim and his team have now mapped more than half a cemetery on already the new systems helping It's wonderful that new technology can enable us to do this in a way that just isn't possible with old paper records.

  • Over the next year, there'll be more mapping on only the most essential plant clearing, meaning.

  • Maur of this incredible part of London is accessible for generations to come resting place hundreds of historical figures.

  • Highgate Cemetery is known all over the world amongst this growing sea of ivy of thousands of headstones.

  • For many, this is what makes Highgate beautiful.

  • But finding relatives graves here can be tricky today, some of them being rediscovered through a process of careful clearing, which tries to keep the character of the cemetery.

  • The ID has been removed from some of these headstones not only to protect them from decay but also to allow them to be mapped digitally for the first time.

  • Hi.

  • Thanks very much for watching our video.

  • I hope you enjoyed it.

  • I'm sure you did.

  • Don't forget to subscribe.

  • We've got lots and lots of really, really good content on our channel and all sorts of programs for a wide variety of English language learning.

  • That's it.

  • We'll see you very soon.

resting place hundreds of historical figures.

Subtitles and vocabulary

B1 INT cemetery clearing mapped decay mapping digitally

Mapping the dead at Highgate Cemetery - Lingohack

  • 1 0
    林宜悉   posted on 2020/03/23
Video vocabulary

Go back to previous version