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[aprssig] Aerial Photos (Terraserver) and findU

John Place jplace at sc.rr.com
Sun Nov 14 19:14:40 UTC 2004


Did what you said and boy are they old.  W4HNK-1 was built in 2000.   
Summerville, South Carolina, United States 16 Feb 1989.  
Someone would have a rude awaking coming in here and using that picture. 
Interstates, highways, housing they'ed be lost.
Oh well. At least we have something!!!!!



Steve Dimse wrote:

>On 11/14/04 at 12:36 PM John Place <jplace at sc.rr.com> sent:
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>>Tried this on myself and it does not show up to date info. My area is 
>>shown as a wooded lot.
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>Most likely the photos were taken before your hhouse was built.
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>How often a USGS aerial survey is done in an area depends on many things, for
>example enviromentally sensitive areas like the Keys where I live are done more
>often. Some areas have images that are very old. 
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>You don't give a callsign, so I can't give you a date for your area, but if you
>use the simple incantation for a find page:
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>http://map.findu.com/k4hg
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>then click on the first link for aerial photo (near the bottom of the page),
>which takes you to TerraServer, in the line right above the map you will see the
>date the photos were taken, in my case it says:
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>2 km SE of Cudjoe Key, Florida, United States  25 Feb 1999
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>so mine are 5 3/4 years old.
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>Steve K4HG
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