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The capabilities of Google Earth should terrify you. Input an address, any address, in this website and the location pops up in all its 3-D glory. Your vehicles may show up, your backyard with its playset, even, possibly, you in the pool or sunbathing. Without a doubt, Google’s intrusion on our privacy is just beginning. This article provides more in-depth information as to what Google Maps and Google Earth are capable of.
On a whim, I decided to turn the tables on Google Earth, just a bit, and use it for my own purposes. I pulled up our address on Google Earth, and took several screenshots — one of our entire town, a few of my general neighborhood, then a couple of my street, and 2 very close shots of my home, with the idea of using these screenshots to help with my prepping and planning.…Read More...
In the posts that I have written on bugging out, we have concentrated on writing about how to map out a route. We have discussed topo maps and the use of Google to learn about your area. Well I came across another government website that provides a large amount of useful information that will help you decide where you may want to move to or develop a good bug out location. This site is NationalAtlas.Gov http://www.nationalatlas.gov/.
This site is full of useful information and maps that you can print yourself and best of all they are free. They describe themselves as “ Maps that capture and depict the patterns, conditions, and trends of American life.…Read More...