Discovering the Past Using the Future: Remote Sensing and the Lost City of Ubar
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High schoolers identify and locate specific locations on the Arabian Peninsula, the Rub al Khali Desert, and present day Oman. They identify other names for the lost city of Arabia as Ubar, the Atlantis of the Sands, Iran, and the city of towers.
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