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Coordinates for 50 highpoints for Delorme Topo 5.0

John McGee passes along this file for uploading the coordinates of the 50 highpoints to Delorme Topo 5.0 Like this:Like Loading…

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Mytopo Gets Big Coverage Prior to NFC Championship Game

Mytopo.com is about to get the highest attention I’ve ever seen for a topo mapmaker. Their maps are to be used immediately prior to the NFC Championship game on Sunday between Philadelphia and Atlanta during CBS Coverage of the Subaru … Continue reading

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Richard Horne’s Amazing 3DEM Software is Coolest Free DEM Software!

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

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Delaware First Adopter NAVD 88 For State Maps and Ebright Loses Foot!

The Colarado Springs Gazette reports that Delaware is the first state to adopt the use the new National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) for its paper maps (as opposed to the 1929 Datum – NGVD 29 — used … Continue reading

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Geofunc.xla Excel Add-In to Calculate Geometry Functions

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.. Like this:Like Loading…

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Vertcon 2.1 To Convert NGVD 29 Heights to NAVD 88

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

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VRML Cortonna Plug-In Browser (free)

There were high hopes for the Virtual Rendering Modeling Language (VRML) in the late 1990’s because it would permit web visitors to immerse themselves in a 3D World. However VRML never quite lived up to the billing as it is … Continue reading

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How to Acclimatize in the Comfort of Your Own Home (for only $7,000)

Adam Helman has this interesting post over in the cohp. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cohp/ For those with more cash in their wallet than time on their hands to properly acclimatize ….(such as a practicing physician???) http://www.hypoxictent.com/ Like this:Like Loading…

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Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon

Group Flags Rescuers With Flash Cameras on Snowdon Like this:Like Loading…

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