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haresfur

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Posted: Feb 18, 2020 - 2:16pm



 miamizsun wrote:
a question posed online

what does google maps do when the tectonic plates do the moving?

or how do they react/tweak if at all?


 
Australia is having to change it's coordinate system again because the continent has drifted about 1.8 m northeast


"The key thing to remember is that, in order to be reliable, location information must be identified by the datum as well as the coordinates."



In 2020, a driverless tractor using satellite positioning to work a paddock mapped under GDA94 will need to know the paddock and its national coordinates have moved 1.8 m since GDA94 was established.
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Posted: Feb 18, 2020 - 2:08pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

 
Head south and after you are done calibrating your satellite, swing by Love's Travel Stop for all your snacking needs 

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Posted: Feb 18, 2020 - 12:25pm


Ohmsen

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Posted: Feb 15, 2020 - 5:03pm

From Pakistan, Kashmir appears disputed. From India, it appears as a part of India. Google Maps changes disputed borders based on what country you search from.


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Posted: Jan 29, 2020 - 6:39am

Legacy, huh? In his own mind.

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 


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Posted: Jan 29, 2020 - 6:18am

a question posed online

what does google maps do when the tectonic plates do the moving?

or how do they react/tweak if at all?


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Posted: Jan 15, 2020 - 7:34am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:








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Posted: Jan 15, 2020 - 7:17am



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Posted: Jan 18, 2018 - 11:55am

 haresfur wrote:

If you run over a cyclist, be sure to bury the evidence.

 
Around here they dare you to hit them.
10 wide on a two way street? I dare you!
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:57pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

If I find myself in Bergen, I think I'd consider that a bargain $977 for the week (one way).

 
I had an acquaintance who did the trip twice. He loved it. 
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:50pm

 haresfur wrote:

Probably better to take the ferry from Bergen then hitch-hike.

 
If I find myself in Bergen, I think I'd consider that a bargain $977 for the week (one way).
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:46pm

 Lazy8 wrote:

{#Whisper} 2400 kilometers—about 1500 miles.

 
Goddam Google goin' all international and stuff. I said NEVER DO THAT.
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:44pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I'd like to visit but I don't like pickled fish...

If you want to go to the bird-lookout platform from Oslo without leaving Norway, it's only a 2500-mile trip.

 



 
I've been in and around Copenhagen, Denmark (wonderful place) but never up into the rest of Scandinavia.  I have a feeling the farther north one goes the more pickled fish becomes a culinary staple.
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:44pm

Cathedral of the Northern Lights, Alta, Norway. Not a Frank Gehry creation. Titanium cladding. 
 


 



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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:44pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
If you want to go to the bird-lookout platform from Oslo without leaving Norway, it's only a 2500-mile trip.
 
{#Whisper} 2400 kilometers—about 1500 miles.
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:43pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I'd like to visit but I don't like pickled fish...

If you want to go to the bird-lookout platform from Oslo without leaving Norway, it's only a 2500-mile trip.

 

 
Probably better to take the ferry from Bergen then hitch-hike.
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 1:29pm

 Proclivities wrote:

I have a friend who moved from NY to Oslo in the late 1980s for some sort of "temporary" job in the music industry - he's still there - married, Norwegian citizen, etc.  I hear from him on FB once in a while.

 
I'd like to visit but I don't like pickled fish...

If you want to go to the bird-lookout platform from Oslo without leaving Norway, it's only a 2500-mile trip.

 


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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 12:12pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Some crank made news for saying Trump's mention of Norway was because he wanted to help defend their border with Russia or something.
 
So I took a little tour of the Norge/Russia border...
 


 



 
I have a friend who moved from NY to Oslo in the late 1980s for some sort of "temporary" job in the music industry - he's still there - married, Norwegian citizen, etc.  I hear from him on FB once in a while.
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Posted: Jan 16, 2018 - 11:25am

Some crank made news for saying Trump's mention of Norway was because he wanted to help defend their border with Russia or something.
 
So I took a little tour of the Norge/Russia border...
 


 


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Posted: Jul 24, 2017 - 4:27pm

Why do Americans leave out the Red River, flowing north from Minnesota/North Dakota into Canada?

And the reach of the Columbia River that flows north into Canada before returning to the south.

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