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Cemetery mapping to begin in June

RITZVILLE – Florida-based ViaVista Mapping will begin collecting field data and generating maps next month at the Ritzville Memorial Cemetery.

According to a service agreement with the city, mapping services will include scanning for sub-surface anomalies and unmarked burials using ground-penetrating radar.

The devices can also detect disturbed soil caused by wooden or metal caskets, voids in the earth with little to no surviving skeletal remains, ceremonial burial objects, vaults, improperly positioned or unmarked graves, and underground utilities.

Scott Field, a ViaVista technician who remot...

 

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