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Genghis Khan: Could satellites help find his tomb?

For Shay Har-Noy it was an 800-year-old puzzle about the burial place of Mongolian ruler Genghis Khan that sparked a very 21st Century business.
Mr Har-Noy was on an expedition to locate the lost tomb of the Mongol Empire founder, when satellite imagery firm DigitalGlobe donated some photos of potential areas for his team to scrutinise.

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A bronze sculpture of the Mongolian warrior Genghis Khan has been unveiled in central London.
The 16ft tall creation marks the 850th anniversary of the leader

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Researcher Hopes to Find Hidden Tomb of Genghis Khan Using Non-Invasive Technologies
According to legend, Genghis Khan lies buried somewhere beneath the dusty steppe of Northeastern Mongolia, entombed in a spot so secretive that anyone who made the mistake of encountering his funeral procession was executed on the spot. Once he was below ground, his men brought in horses to trample evidence of his grave, and just to be absolutely sure he would never be found, they diverted a river to flow over their leader's final resting place.

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Genghis Khan is making a comeback in Mongolia. His name is on streets, schools, a brand of vodka and many a newborn baby -- a sea change from the era when the Communists, who ruled the country until 1991, made even mentioning his name taboo since it was considered the epitome of imperialism. But with the 800th anniversary of the Mongolian Empire in 1206, the Khan is back with a vengeance. In March, the Mongolian government renamed Ulan Bator airport "Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar."

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