Undertoad Sunday May 11 12:23 PM
5/11/2003: Shenandoah topography
xoxoxoBruce Sunday May 11 02:20 PM
I can see how they can assign colors to elevations but I don't understand the shading part.
Undertoad Sunday May 11 02:34 PM
I think they go North to South, and when there is drop in elevation they add darkness (with more darkness for a larger drop) so you get a shadowing effect. Or something.
wolf Sunday May 11 05:54 PM
I'd love to see images like this next to a topographic map of the same area ... I'm guessing that between that pink ridgy thing and the pink hilly thing is a river ... and those squiggles up toward the top also look like a watercourse. (of course it could be a highway of extreme width and constant declination from the landsurface, but ...
xoxoxoBruce Sunday May 11 08:01 PM
About 20% of the way down the mountain ridge on the right it cleaves. I think that's the junction of the Skyline Drive and Blueridge Parkway. I remember one summer night at a scenic pulloff near there, on the hood of a black Thunderbird, with a full moon.....
Griff Sunday May 11 08:22 PM
one sentance story?
with a full moon to guide him Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson once again repulsed the Yankee invader.