Google Earth Map Analysis




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Google Earth Map Analysis
Effingham, IL

USGS 15 minute series 1:62,500 quadrangle

1950
Zoom to an altitude of 17,250 feet above Effingham, IL using Google Earth.


  1. Locate the small lake in T8N R5E section 25 on the map. The lake is not named. Locate the lake on Google Earth. What is the name of the lake?



  1. Compare the number of buildings at the east and southeast end of the lake shown on the map and with the number of buildings shown on Google Earth. How do they compare?


  1. Compare the roads and highways shown on the map and on Google Earth. How are they similar? How are they different?


  1. Compare the areas on the map shaded in green with Google Earth. Describe the areas.


  1. Compare the areas on the map that are not shaded in green with Google Earth. Describe these areas.


  1. Zoom out on Google Earth to an altitude of 38,000 feet. Locate the lake just west of Effingham. Is the lake shown on the map? How do you think it got there?


Boothbay, ME

USGS 15 minute series, 1:62500 quadrangle

1957
Zoom to an altitude of 10,000 feet above Boothbay Harbor, ME.


  1. Describe the general topography of the region using the map and Google Earth.


  1. Zoom out slightly and “fly” around the region. Describe the general topography of the area.


Seaside Park, NJ

USGS 7.5 minute series, 1:24,000 quadrangle

1953
Zoom to an altitude of 13 miles above Seaside Park, NJ.


  1. Locate Thomas Mathis Bridge on the map and on Google Earth. Zoom in to 6000 feet altitude around Pelican Island. Locate the swampy region north of Pelican Island on the map. Find this same area on Google Earth. How is it different? How did this happen?


  1. Locate the area with the highest elevation on Seaside Island using the map. Zoom to the area using Google Earth. What does the map show in the area? What is in the area on Google Earth?


Harrisburg, PA

USGS 15 minute series, 1:62,500 quadrangle

1956
Zoom to an altitude of 42,000 feet above Wormleysburg, PA.


  1. Compare the river flowing in to the Susquehanna River at Wormleysburg on the map and on Google Earth. Describe the river and the location of any islands in the Susquehanna River near the point where the smaller river flows in to it.


  1. Zoom out to an altitude of 50 miles. Compare the topography of the region in the northern half of the field of view on Google Earth with Blue Mountain, Second Mountain, Third Mountain and Peters Mountain. Describe the topography of the region.


Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

USGS 1:62,500 quadrangle

1961
Zoom to 40,000 feet above Estes Park, CO.


  1. Locate the lake just south of the town on Google Earth. Find the name of this lake on the map.


  1. What is the approximate elevation of Estes Park?


  1. Zoom in to 32,000 feet altitude. Fly to the northwest and locate Bridal Veil Falls. Find Bridal Veil Falls on the map. What river is the falls on?


  1. Zoom in to 28,000 feet an fly north west to Hagues Peak, Rowe Mountain and Rowe Peak. Determine the elevation of these three mountains using the map.


Furnace Creek, CA

USGS 15 minute series, 1:62,500 quadrangle

1952

Zoom to 46,000 feet above Death Valley, CA.


1. Locate the airport runway on Google Earth, then locate it on the map. What is the elevation of the airport runway?


2. Zoom in to 23,000 feet. Locate Travertine Springs. Locate Travertine Springs on the map. What symbol is used to indicate a spring? (Draw it.)


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