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Saturday, 15 February 2020

CRACKED IT.

I have got a result. This mesh would make a good 3D print one could then attempt to paste a Google map onto the surface. 
This shows Loch Linnhe with the start of the Great Glen branching off to the right, it eventually arrives at Inverness. I wasn't thinking straight as I missed Ben Nevis, it's off to the right about where those grey bits are. I'll do Ben Nevis and fly a camera about it, not two close as Google imagery is not very high resolution. 
Got there in the end, GIS does work.
I'll pop a video together but first I have to go out horseing before the rain arrives.

6 comments:

  1. That looks really good. Well done.

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    1. John, it works and quite easily. Don't know what I was doing wrong. Ben Nevis is no good as the Google satellite image is all over the place. Glencoe looks a possibility.

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  2. I am very impressed indeed. I never underestimate your ability but occasionally I am just in total awe.

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    1. Graham, I got in a right tangle with this and once I sussed it it is easy. The programme does all the heavy lifting. The problem is that Google Earth has some really bad images. I tried to do Cape Wrath but the cliffs are too high and there is far too much shadow. The bump map bit is generally better as it is radar generated and mostly independant of weather and time of day. NASA do have some very high resolution stuff but they charge for it. Fair enough. Bing do a similar thing but enhance theirs so it may cause problems. I'll have a look at Lewis tomorrow. Glencoe looks possible.

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  3. Sorted!.....you'll never be lost again...[;o{

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    1. Trevor, I spend my time lost. As the saying goes I'm always in the shit it is only the depth that varies.

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