Monthly Archives: December 2010

AirPhotos Test Question

The first photo shows a part of the Waynesboro Watershed, north of the present day dam and pond, back in 1937.The map scale is 1:7920 or 1 inch =10 chains. The next photo shows the same area during the summer… Continue reading

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Russian Rocket Fails with Three Satellites On Board

Yesterday a Russian rocket crashed near Hawaii with three satellites on board shortly after launch. The satellites were destined to be part of the GLONASS satellite navigation, which operates similarly to the American NAVSTAR GPS or the European Galileo.Follow this… Continue reading

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Watchung Reservation

Over Thanksgiving break I was visiting family near Summit New Jersey. After braving the Black Friday mobs for a few hours I took the opportunity to visit Watchung Reservation, a two-thousand acre park managed by Union County. Part of the… Continue reading

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Mont Alto Through the Ages

This series of maps shows the development of the forest and agricultural lands around the Penn State Mont Alto campus from 1938 to 2007.1938195719712007… Continue reading

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