In Lake Champlain just over three miles from Burlington's waterfront.
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@ 2005-12-14 14:23:54
It doesn't show up on Google's Map view at all...
@ 2005-12-14 14:35:41
I just tried the url that I supplied and the link here on this page and the island shows up for me.
@ 2005-12-14 15:00:03
Wait, I just realized that you probably meant the Road Map view? A lot of stuff doesn't show up on that!
Sometimes for the U.S. I wander along the landscape with the corresponding topo map open in another browser window. (If Google Maps would somehow integrate that - oh man!) By looking at the topo maps, road maps, & Satellite images all (sort of) at the same time, you get a much greater view of what's there... not a complete view but more info is filled in that otherwise you might never know about.
@ 2005-12-14 15:08:33
Yeah, I gathered you were spending some QT with the USGS... Google's road map definitely needs some finessing.
Have you seen MultiMap's interface?
Their aerial mode creates a semi-transparent area around the pointer that shows their map overlaid on the aerial photo.
Check this link out for an example:
That's a pretty nifty interface trick; it could use some tweaking though...
Howard Dean's House
James Pizzagalli's house
Sled Runner Point
ExxonMobil Oil Bulk Storage Facility
Burlington Bay, Lake Champlain
Burton Snowboard Factory
Burlington Breakwater Light (south)
Shelburne Bay, Lake Champlain
World's Tallest File Cabinet
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