|Subject:||Another interesting source of satellite mapping.|
|Date:||Thu, 11 Aug 2005 10:23:27 +1000|
NASA has an open source product called world wind - Probably only useful to those with broad band, It includes a good digital elevation model. seems to offer better detail away from the centres in Aus . It would be great if everywhere had the ( free) access to high resolution orthophotos that the US part does (you have to pay per view here) giving incredible resolution and 3D to give a real feel of the terrain, not just a map.
You can find it at
Biodiversity Conservation Strategies
Department of Sustainability and Environment
PO Box 500, East Melbourne, VIC 3002.
Tel 03 96378437 Fax 0396378117
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