175Re: [CCGC] Re: CCGA Geocoin
- Oct 3, 2005Hi All,
We have an 8 ft by 9 ft map of the area on our family
room wall which we created by using USGS maps. (See
attached). This is a collection of 16 paper maps plus
2 USGS scanned maps. The ocean map with depths was
custom created for us by the USGS. We can send someone
this color USGS map of the ocean showing depths if it
would be useful. Send request to werblo@....
--- teambiggeeks <teambiggeeks@...> wrote:
> Hi CCGCers, I posted an image of a 4-point star=== message truncated ===
> design. You can
> easily interpret what a square image may look like
> off of this.
> Also, we can change the orientation of the bay image
> if we want. I
> can also do up Sue's 8 point idea a little later(but
> I have a
> suspicion she's got more skills at photoshop than I
> do =)).
> So I tried to work a little on the Topo contour line
> feel by raising
> a little of the "metal" between color intervals.
> This assumes no
> relief between the different water layers, but
> instead a physical
> break. But maybe I'll post an image of what
> relieved (reliefed?)
> layers might look like.
> I counted less than 9 colors on this back if we use
> the same green
> in the logo and the land, and get double use out of
> the blue in the
> Sue: I've got access to a pretty good USGS DEM on
> our school
> database that I may play with to get a better canyon
> feel. It's a
> huge file of course, and you probably have access to
> some, but I can
> send it to you if you wanna work it.
> 1 more thing. I know we don't all live in Monterey
> & Santa Cruz,
> what if instead of the MBNMS text we write out the
> towns we live in
> as well as Monterey and Santa Cruz? Shout out to
> MARINA!!! Sorry
> about that.
> Lance/Mike: check out BOB
> Maybe finish out the
> points on the coin, like a five or six point star.
> Not sure how that
> would look, but just an idea. Make it look like a
> Ninja fighting star
> or something 8).
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Monty Groves"
> <mrgroves@c...> wrote:
> > Rounding the corners a bit would keep it from
> poking holes in your
> > pockets....OK, back to the barn now
> > MontytheMule (Like I ever wear pants)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> Behalf Of
> > touchstone12002
> > Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 5:11 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: [CCGC] Re: CCGA Geocoin
> > You crack me up Lance :D
> > That would be the ultimate sig item for Ben.
> Could call the
> > coin "Bob" for short.
> > Square would work, although I think a star
> shaped coin would
> > out a bit more (no pun intended).
> > I'd vote for the topo line look for the canyon,
> with some various
> > shades of greens and blues to mark the depths.
> I tried looking
> > some bathymetry images on the USGS but all I
> could find was BW
> > images. Knocking out the reference to the
> Marine Sanctuary is
> no big
> > deal to me. I didn't realize the Sanctuary
> extended that far
> > Lance: I don't think TSA would give you a hard
> time about the
> > shape as long as you don't sharpen it ;)
> > Should there be a reference to "Shake Your
> Bootie" cache (like a
> > little flag on the bay side), since the topo
> part of the logo is
> > that area? Hmmmm....is there a puzzle cache
> idea in there
> > I'm not so keen on the numbering of coins, since
> so many end up
> > collections anyway. I'm sure Marky could make
> some room on his
> > tracking site, especially if we bribe him with
> some coinage ;).
> > - Touchstone
> > --- In email@example.com, "Lance"
> <sgt_stitches@s...> wrote:
> > > It just occured to me that you could also make
> the coin square
> > > compensate for the CCGC logo. A square coin
> would still be
> > in
> > > shape, yet be easier to handle and you
> wouldn't have to worry
> > > having them confiscated if you tried to take
> them on a plane
> > >
> > > Susie asked about level of detail for
> underwater canyons...
> > > coins can be made with a LOT of detail... you
> could even do a
> > die
> > > (obviously not to scale) that would represent
> the canyons...
> > caveat:
> > > you can't use color on 3D parts of the coin...
> Other option
> is to
> > > represent the canyons with more topo-like
> lines. Cost for
> color is
> > > the same for 1-9 colors... so you would want
> to limit the
> number of
> > > colors to less than 9.
> > >
> > > One last thought on a square coin ... you
> could call the
> > > coin "square coin sponge pants" ... (OK.. I'll
> crawl back
> under my
> > > rock... I've been watching too many cartoons
> with my kids)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "teambiggeeks"
> > > wrote:
> > > > Hi All, I posted another version of the
> proposed coin. I
> > > Sgt.
> > > > Stitches suggested logo and flags. No text
> on this version
> as I
> > > > don't have access to the program right now.
> > > > The city names are abbreviated on this
> version, but with
> > > illustrator
> > > > we can write out the whole name along the
> inside edge of the
> > > > Personally I think there's pros/cons with
> the logo. I think
> > > looks
> > > > good, but does somewhat substract from the
> canyon feel.
> > > > Also, I forgot to put a spot for numbering,
> but think we can
> > it
> > > in
> > > > the green section. Thoughts?
> > > >
> > > > Ben
> > > >
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