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New technology seeing Ireland from a fresh perspective

Geology

Environment Correspondent, Mike McKimm, reports on the new technology which is shows Ireland from a very different perspective.

The Geological Survey of Northern Ireland has put together a new computer system which pulls together aerial pictures, digital maps and all the data gathered over the years, to show Ireland in 3D.

Our Environment Correspondent, Mike McKimm, has been having a look at the facility will be mainly used by investors and planners.

He saw what really makes up this part of the world.

Geology

BBC Newsline talks to Garth Earls from the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland about the new techonolgy's capabilities.



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