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Friday, July 07, 2006

This is cool!

Check out this site where you can see pictures of Indiana from the air! From the South Bend Tribune:

A new interactive Web site featuring high-resolution aerial photographs of Indiana allows users to zoom in on roads, lakes, fields — and even cars in driveways.

Indiana University and the Indiana Geological Survey host the site — www.indianamap.org — which includes information that can be used by planners, businesses and anyone who wants to see an aerial picture of their neighborhood. The site also includes transportation, elevation and water information.

"This is basically a one-stop location to be able to find these types of geographical data," said Rick Hill, assistant director for technical services with the Indiana Geological Survey.

Just a warning, I couldn't get it to work in either Firefox or IE. It keeps saying it is loading, then after a few minutes you get a little white box. The site might be acting up from all the extra traffic, my guess.