Re: [coldwarcomms] Geohack; was Google Earth Placemark
- On 6/15/11 2:40 PM, rojoha@... wrote:
> Whatever works for folks. But using the link and then clicking on someI don't find that problem. To which map service are you referring?
> of the offerings as a DMS point you get a large general area instead of
> a specific precise point..
> I like Google Earth because it allows fairly rapid area searching byMy point is that NO one option fulfills all needs. GE is nice, but there's
> scrolling in direction and AGL settings and the ability to slide back
> and forth through past imagery of an area, all from the keyboard.
no topo or map. GM offers those, but no airbreather/angle view such as
Bing's BirdsEye. [GoogleMap has a placeholder for them but I have yet to
find any location with them.]
Acme gets me Google maps, topo, terrain, and placemarks... and so forth.
But each has its own [dis]advantages.
But the Geohack given you the choice of any/all. And I think it behooves us
to thank that way on pages we submit to Albert.