...which seems like too large a discrepancy for such a small distance.
For those of us with GPS units, the trip computer function, of course,
is a great tool. I keep mine with me and running all day and subtract
my car trip meter distance from my GPS distance to get foot-miles.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Morlan" <jmorlan@...>
Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2008 6:59 AM
Subject: [CALBIRDS] Help with CBC "miles walked" total
> Clay Taylor reported an interesting method to calculate Christmas Bird
> Count miles walked using Google Earth.
> I used Taylor's method to calculate miles walked in our area on the
> Crystal Springs CBC yesterday. Our original reported estimate was 3
> Actual miles using the Google Earth method was 4.80.
> Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA 94044 jmorlan (at) ccsf.edu
> Birding Classes start Feb 3 in SF http://fog.ccsf.edu/~jmorlan/
> California Bird Records Committee http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/