India is using hundreds of drones to map the country in incredible detail

The Print | Oct 20, 2019 at 8:03 AM
  • One of the first areas being surveyed is the Ganges river basin.
  • Between now and 2021, the Indian project – which also brings together data from multiple sources – will map 75% of the country.
  • It is also using drones to create 3D maps of the Maldives – a country extremely vulnerable to the risks of climate change.