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  California Topographical Maps - Aerial Photos
Now you can have complete topographical map coverage for the entire state of California in two convenient books.
They go beyond the topographical maps that USGS provides because they have shaded-relief topography, road names, route numbers, points of interest and GPS grids.
It is a complete California topographical map collection, a recreational directory and travel guide all in one.
www.digital-topo-maps.com /topographical-map/california.shtml   (163 words)

  
  Topographical Engineers -- Bent's to Santa Fe
Several large white masses were discernible near the summits of the range, which we at first took for snow, but which, on examination with the telescope, were found to consist of white limestone, or granular quartz, of which we afterwards saw so much in this country.
The mountain appears to be formed chiefly of sandstone, disposed in strata of various shades of color, dipping gently to the east, until you reach near the summit, where the castellated appearance commences, the sides become perpendicular, and the seams vertical.
We were splendidly supported also by the soldiers on foot, who had crossed the summit and with reckless bravery were descending the inner slope of the hill as we thundered through the gorge.
www.topogs.org /SantaFe.htm   (9724 words)

  
  Summit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Summit, Greater Manchester, a town in Greater Manchester, England.
Summit Ministries is an evangelical christian organization in based in Colorado.
Summit is a group of christian conferences for university students in Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Summit   (291 words)

  
 WWW Virtual Library:  Senarat Paranavitana’s abode of a god-king
On the other hand, having heard that there was a dagoba on the summit, the stairway can be taken as the gateway to this dagoba which is the first monument the devotee would have seen closeby (to the right-hand side) on gaining access there.
He would understand that the lion at the gateway to the summit served the purpose of reminding the devotee of the Buddha, the Sakya-simha, whose voice was like that of a roaring lion, enunciating the truth..
SP’s belief in the existence of Kassapa’s palace on the summit, and his interpretation that the paintings depict goddesses known as cloud damsels and lightning princesses are both unfounded.
www.lankalibrary.com /heritage/sigiriya/sigiri6.htm   (1252 words)

  
 Summit Nj - Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
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home.tiscali.de /onlineinfo/summit-nj.html   (203 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Summit (topography)
A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it.
When referring to geographic features such as mountains on a topographic map, constant levels of terrain heights are shown by contour lines.
The elevation of a mountain denotes the highest point or summit and is typically illustrated as a small circle on a topo map with the AMSL height shown in either metres or feet or both.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Topographical_summit   (205 words)

  
 Appalachian Summit
The surveys which are now in operation will present a mass of valuable information in relation to the topography of the country, and enable such dispositions to be made in reference to troops and munitions of war as will in case of emergency, we hope, contribute greatly to the prompt suppression of the evil.
The mountains are generally clothed with woods for their summits, with but a few exceptions, called bald mountains, but the vallies having been subjected to cultivation, by the Indians from time immemorial, are almost entirely devoid of timber, and where not actually tilled are partially overgrown with oak, coppice.
To the summit of the mountains which we ascended to day, the red earth remains the same, tho’ it does not appear because the land has not been cleared.
appalachiansummit.tripod.com /chapt31.htm   (6947 words)

  
 Topo Hill Arguments
Although Topographical Hill is not labeled on Whipple's map we have plenty of evidence in the diaries of Lieutenants Whipple and Tidball to lead us to it.
The proposed Topographical Hill west of Nagiller tank is more or less at the southwest corner of this part of the Colorado Plateau or Mogollon Rim and thus makes a natural place for a view of the country to the west and south.
The party likely climbed the ridge to the saddle area due west of their camp and then climbed either the 6888 ft. north summit or the 6823 ft. south summit of the ridge for a better view.
www.tomjonas.com /swex/topohillarguments.htm   (883 words)

  
 About TerraServer-USA
The USGS topographical data is stored in a single 1.5 TB database.
Extreme Networks provided Summit 7i's because Terraserver required a fast and powerful, yet compact switching solution at the core of their network.
Each Summit 7i provides a full wire speed, non-blocking hardware architecture, as well a very rich array of embedded features including full routing capabilities, server load balancing, and bi-directional rate limiting.
terraserver-usa.com /About/AboutSponsors.htm   (845 words)

  
 MALAPERT MOUNTAIN REVISITED
The location of the mountain and elevation of the summit are attractive for the next stage of lunar exploration for four reasons: 1) Abundance of sunlight, 2) Earth visibility, 3) Access to scientific points of interest, and 4) Logistical and operational advantages for lunar science and engineering projects.
Earth Visibility The second advantage is that the summit of Malapert Mountain is always in direct line of sight with the Earth for uninterrupted real-time control of robotic devices (a virtual presence for Earth-based operators) on the lunar surface.
The summit is also the logical point (the high ground) from which to coordinate and support the growth of bases throughout the south polar region.
www.angelfire.com /space/usis/malapertmtn.htm   (1551 words)

  
 Arabic words in English: live usage examples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
If this was the summit of his career, his finest moment was his maverick statement opposing the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Summit is also the name of some places in the United Kingdom: *Summit, Greater Manchester, a town in Greater Manchester, England.
Summit is also the name of some places in the United States of America: *Summit, New York, a town in Schoharie County.
www.1001inventions.com /words/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.viewWord&vcWord=summit   (258 words)

  
 Adult & Corporate Development
Summit Vision provides a wide variety of programs to meet the diverse needs of corporations, college, university, and/or other adult groups.
Special Events: Summit Vision provides a variety of other specialized programs to meet the needs of adult groups or businesses looking for a unique and interesting experience for their employees.
Summit Vision is happy to work in collaboration with event planners to provide the best possible experience for your group.
www.summit-vision.com /summitvision/adultprogram.html   (750 words)

  
 Summit Hotel
Summit Township, Pennsylvania Summit Point, West Virginia may be sometimes called simply "Summit".
Messner, whose mountaineering career stands out both professionally and personally, took issue with the selection of Australia as a continent (or as a continent worthy of mountaineering), and revised Bass's list by substituting for Australia the whole of Australasia.
The Seven Summits are the highest mountains in each of the seven continents.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/194/summit-hotel.html   (745 words)

  
 Glen Oaks, Queens' Highest Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The summit has its requisite antenna farm (the white satellite dish dots to the left of the building).
Greenman's topographical map reveals a tiny triangle with a dot in the middle, presumably an elevation point.
From the summit and golf grounds I could see the Rockaways and the Atlantic Ocean some 10 miles to the south as well as a seemingly endless vista across Long Island to the east.
www.americasroof.com /nyc-queens.shtml   (1022 words)

  
 Lewis Topographical Dictionary - Castletwonroche
Castle Widenham, the noble mansion of H. Mitchel Smith, Esq., is situated on the summit of a rocky eminence overhanging the river, the banks of which are here richly wooded, and commands extensive and varied prospects over the surrounding country, itself forming a conspicuous and beautiful object from every point of view.
The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Cloyne, formerly united to the rectories and vicarages of Bridgetown and Kilcummer, from which, on the death of the late incumbent in 1835, it was separated, and is at present a distinct benefice, in the patronage of the Bishop: the tithes amount to £518.
It occupies the summit of a rocky eminence, the base of which is washed by the Awbeg, forming a conspicuous and picturesque feature in the view of the place.
www.failteromhat.com /lewis/castletownroche.htm   (776 words)

  
 Colorado History: Summit County
Railroad access changed the way of life in Summit County and Gilliland takes the reader through the laying of the sometimes dangerous, narrow gauge tracks to the rivalry between the Denver and Rio Grande and the Denver, South Park and Pacific railroads.
Summit’s first boom came as a result of placer mining but those claims quickly panned out after 1863.
Summit miners began using hydraulic mining- turning high-pressure hoses against the hillsides to flush out gold bearing dirt into giant sluices.
mr_sedivy.tripod.com /colo_7.html   (1233 words)

  
 Garmin eTrex Summit GPS receiver Review
The Summit sits nicely in the palm of your hand, and is designed so that you can operate all the buttons single handed so you can keep your other hand free, and this works well.
The Summit in our tests seems to receive more signal when horizontal or at a 45 degree angle, where as Garmin's with the quad helix tend to see more signal strength when held vertical, which is corroborated from views of other GPS users.
Connecting the Summit to a Pocket PC This can be done very easily with a cable set supplied from PC-Mobile.
www.pocketgpsworld.com /garminetrexsummit.php   (1970 words)

  
 Global Volcanism Program | Lamington | Monthly Reports
Most of the 1951 summit crater dome had a dense canopy of vegetation, broken only by a number of thermal areas scattered around the summit.
Lamington's summit contains ragged peaks and a U-shaped crater open to the N. The volcano is ~21 km SSW of Popondetta Town, the provincial center for Oro Province.
The spot shown lies on the N flank, 9-10 km from the summit dome (in the N end of the settlement of Higaturu), an area directly in front of the summit crater's prominent opening.
www.volcano.si.edu /world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0503-01=&volpage=var   (1498 words)

  
 Relationships between Soil-Landscape and Dryland Cotton Lint Yield -- Iqbal et al. 69 (3): 872 -- Soil Science Society ...
of topographic and hydrologic attributes (Jenson and Domingue, 1988;
Grid-based topographic and hydrologic attributes maps of (a) slope, (b) aspect, (c) curvature, and (d) sedimentation transport index (SedTInd) of the field derived from real-time kinematic-global positioning system elevation data using ArcView (Environmental Systems Research Institute, 1998).
58% in 2002), and topographic and hydrologic attributes (40
soil.scijournals.org /cgi/content/full/69/3/872   (4961 words)

  
 Cat Rock Ski Area
Its summit is 1.65 miles from the top of the lift at Prospect Hill Ski Area, Waltham, that I know you have visited; from across Route 128, by Totten Pond Road, Cat Rock Hill is visible to the west as a wooded hill with an open slope and a green water tower on top.
On the lower 1/3 of the main trail a couple of beer and weed powered snowboarders were 80% through with their civil engineering project- a 6' high kicker with an equivalent landing zone ramp 20' downslope.
They'd chewed up 1/2 the width of the trail with their snowballing tracks, but there was but a lone snowboard track from 2/3 of the way up, the rest was wide open and untracked save a short postholer track to skier's left near the summit.
www.nelsap.org /ma/catrock.html   (771 words)

  
 Topographical summit - Definition, explanation
A topographical summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it.
When referring to geographic features such as mountains on a topographic map, variations in elevation are shown by contour lines.
The elevation of a mountain denotes the highest point or summit and is typically illustrated as a small circle on a topo map with the AMSL height shown in either metres or feet or both.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/t/to/topographical_summit.php   (171 words)

  
 summit | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Summit, New Jersey, a community in Union County.
Summit, South Dakota; the zip code is 57266 Summit, WashingtonSummit, Wisconsin, four locations in Wisconsin.
Summit Point, West Virginia may be sometimes called simply "Summit".
www.babylon.com /definition/summit   (178 words)

  
 The Weather Doctor Almanac 2002
Topographical forcing is the disrupting effect on airflow from those variations from very flat terrain that would be seen on a topographical relief map: e.g., hills and valleys; mountains and basins; canyons and shorelines.
Clouds that form a cap or band across the summit region or extending outward from the summit region are called cap or banner clouds.
Smoke from industrial operations or surface fires may also reveal topographic updrafts, but care should be taken in interpretation as the heat which produces the smoke imparts added buoyancy to the smoky parcel, and thus the rise is often due to a combination of buoyant and topographical forces.
www.islandnet.com /~see/weather/almanac/arc2002/alm02apr.htm   (2361 words)

  
 Mt Bartle Frere, Queensland's highest peak
I also found on the descent that in a couple of places the orange tapes that mark the route were not so easy to spot, and in fact on two occassions, probably as we were being too blase, we stumbled off the track, only to realise in seconds what we had done.
If you get to the summit and need it, as mentioned above there is a side track (about 30 mins return?) about 20 mins this side of the summit.
Just like the trail from here climbing the main summit, the pull out of the Majuba Creek gulley is a long and hard one, with similar steep sections and greasy paths.
www.townsvillenet.com.au /mountains/bartlefrere.htm   (1713 words)

  
 Krone - The Mount Everest Pen
Specimens of this rock were collected by three of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers on their successful expeditions to the summit.
At the very top of the cap, in sterling silver, is a topographical relief of the Mount Everest summit area.
Inset into this overlay, is a piece of authentic rock from the summit area of Mount Everest.
www.kronepen.com /le/adventurers/everest.html   (321 words)

  
 Summit Daily News for Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper and Frisco Colorado - Hiking
This hike, which starts in Silverthorne, goes only to the log bench overlook, not to the 12,498-foot Ptarmigan summit which is still in deep snow.
“The New Summit Hiker” is a guide for 50 historic hiking trails near Breckenridge, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Dillon and in the Ptarmigan Peak and Gore Range/Eagle’s Nest Wilderness Areas.
The book is available in Summit County and Vail bookstores, supermarkets and sporting goods shops or by calling Alpenrose Press at (970) 468-6273.
summitdaily.com /article/20050617/RECREATION05/50617009&...   (707 words)

  
 Rainier on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Mount Rainier is a composite volcano in Pierce County, Washington, located 54 miles (87 km) southeast of Seattle, Washington, in the United States.
It is the highest peak in the Cascade Range, with a topographical summit of 14,411 feet (4,392 m).
The mountain is mostly covered by snow and glaciers, but heat from the volcano keeps areas of the crater rim on its summit cone mostly free of snow and ice.
www.flickr.com /photos/leviathor/298479292   (369 words)

  
 The Highest Lake in the World
Topographical maps of the Licancabur volcano list a summit altitude of 5930 or 5916 meters, based on an older geographical survey of the area.
Stack, in 1881, had to say of the view: 'From the summit which consists of a crater with snow and ice, a horizon of 50,000 square miles is unrolled in clear weather.
The lake is in the summit crater of Mt. Ruapehu volcano on the North Island.
www.highestlake.com /highest-lake-world.html   (7015 words)

  
 Today in History: May 10
Congress recognized the importance of such topographical studies to westward expansion by organizing a Corps of Topographical Engineers in 1838.
It was clear to expansionists such as Senator Thomas Hart Benton (Frémont's father-in-law) that both pioneers and railroaders would rely on such topographical reports to transverse the continent and to accomplish what so many believed was the nation's Manifest Destiny, unity from the Atlantic to the Pacific shores.
Among the great topographical studies of the nineteenth century were those completed by the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroads.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/may10.html   (2115 words)

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