Mount Rushmore
South Dakota, USA

Mount RushmoreMount Rushmore is the world famous carved memorial of former American presidents in South Dakota, US. In May 2009, became the first international site to be digitally recorded as part of the Scottish Ten.

The Scottish Ten team worked in partnership with CyArk, the National Park Service and local specialists on this groundbreaking project. The resulting 3D data is now being used in the conservation, management and archaeological understanding of the site.

In 2012 the National Park Service unveiled an online virtual tour of Mount Rushmore and the Hall of Records.


Mount Rushmore - Animation

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The Scottish Ten

“We’re no longer a million miles from the ‘Star Trek’ holodeck.” Doug Pritchard from GSA Digital Design Studio describes how fast laser modeling has progressed and how far it might soon go.