Well, the data has finally been rendered for the north coast mapping I did over Christmas. There’s further work to be done south of Casino to turn the GPS traces into map data, but I’ll get through that soon. Here’s a cropped image from OpenStreetMap, linked back to the site itself. Basically everything between Mullumbimby, Lismore and Bangalow (apart from… Read more →
Not really, I guess, given that I cycled 280-ish kilometres to come on holidays. However, it’s a different type of fitness that is required to climb mountains. Today, we’d arranged that Danya, Ben, Ramon and I would go to the top of Black Butt, led by Barbara Stewart, to see the snow lichen. I took the Garmin Etrex so that… Read more →
I was reading the Google blog and found a link to a page where Dan Catt, who works for Flickr, has information about using the Flickr API to generate KML, which can then be opened in Google Earth. It doesn’t work so well in Google Maps, but if you create a network link in Google Earth you can get –… Read more →
Unfortunately, I realise now, I didn’t make any GPS markers for Mullum or other easily recognisable places, or I could have geocoded a local map with them and produced a better record of the walk across the property. That means that we’re stuck with the low quality Google satellite imagery or me finding an already geocoded map. Anyway, here’s the… Read more →
I promised that I would make my Big Ride data available in Google Earth format. Here it is – both Big Rides and small rides around Sydney.