Re: From MES: The Ancient Stone Maps by Wm.& Marilyn Kreisle
> In Search of Hard EvidenceThis article on the MES website appears to be from the MES Journal,
> The Ancient Stone Maps by William and Marilyn Kreisle
Vol. 8, 1994, p. 36.
> I am intrigued by the reference in the article to a "Norse Fort".The specific quotation from the article is as follows:
"Map 1 extends farther north than Map 2, probably beyond the St.
Croix River in Wisconsin, but not as far north as a Norse Fort,
recently discovered in Minnesota by aerial photography. See
Illustration A, below, left. This may tell us that the originators of
the maps came from the south and were not Norsemen.
 Cover page of the Journal of The American Society of
Photogrammetry, Vol. XXXIX, No. 12, December 1973. (Illustration A)"
> Does anyone have any other references or information thatI do hope someone can come forward and give some more information
> pertain to this "Norse Fort"?
about this. I'm not having any success at all in finding out anything
about it, and I've never heard of it before.
> I've ordered the Photogrammetry publication cited by theI got a hold of the magazine. The title of the journal is
> Kreisle's, so perhaps there will be more info in there.
actually "Photogrammetric Engineering." There does not appear to be
any article associated with the cover photo at all. The only text
relating to the cover photo, that I've been able to find, is on p.
1233 (which is actually the first inside page of the issue), directly
under the masthead, and reads as follows:
"COVER PHOTO -- Archeologists used aerial photographs in studying
this site at Taniwha in New Zealand. The fortification has ditch and
bank defences and many storage pits. Recent excavations and other
activities of the archeologists can be seen. A power line crosses the
left side of the view. Photo taken by Aero Surveys Limited of
Tauranga, New Zealand."
Now I'm really confused. The reference cited by the Kreisle's for
the "Norse Fort" in Minnesota is actually about an archeology site in
Can somebody help me here?