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In looking at the Rushmore backside we were curious how they got the National Park fonts. Here’s a source. Among their hundreds (if not thousands) of fonts are several if you are looking to create highway or street signs.
John McGee passes along this file for uploading the coordinates of the 50 highpoints to Delorme Topo 5.0
The raw elevation data in Digital Elevation Models (DEM) format used to be on the USGS site and freely downloadable. The files are huge (at least 2-3 meg compressed in .gz format). Geocomm has a contract to offer them free … Continue reading
Richard Horne has a freeware program 3DEM which is the coolest DEM maniuplation program anywhere. The program can make stunning 3D rotation movies, 3D VRML worlds and it spectacularly visualizes Digital Elevation Model data. It is the source of the … Continue reading
There are many ways to calculate longitude/latitude data via Excel. You can do it manually with complicated formulas. But the easiest way is to install the Geofuc.xla Excel add-in. This site explains it..
In 1988 authorities discovered that gravity affected the measurements of heights (which had been based on 1929 principles). The results mean that big mountains such as the Rockies are as much as 6-7 feet higher (or more) and lower lying … Continue reading