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Home > Restorations of special significance. (Preserving Crypts of Maple Leaf, the Crimean War Stone, and plotting the Henson Cemetery) > *****Preserving these special Historical Monuments ... > Searching the Henson Cemetery (Uncle Tom's Cabin) for lost graves using Ground Penetrating Radar

Henson Cem.Pulling the Ground Penetrating Radar

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Henson CemAlthough the process looks simple,
carrying the heavy computer,
pulling the GPR unit,
and laying out the Grid while keeping everything
EXACTLY correct can be VERY demanding!

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Henson Cem.Grave Marker of Josiah Henson,
much of the inspiration for
the book Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Henson Cem.A grid must be laid out so that the machine
"Knows exactly where it is" every second,
thus allowing it to plot very accurate
maps of what is under ground
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Henson Cem.Moving the Grid line to allow the
GPR unit to pass once again.

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Henson Cem.Every inch of ground must be covered
by that little GPR unit, meaning
an almost endless number of passes
and amount of work in even a tiny cemetery

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Henson Cem.A view of the Henson Cemetery

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