shrug-l: Google Earth has done it again

Keith Sandell Keith.Sandell at
Wed Oct 2 15:16:35 EDT 2013

Hey, but that's still not as bad as the NGA misplacing an entire reef by 8 miles.

It's not like those things open and close for business, they've been there a while...

Of course the tale of the Guardian is another caution against listening to that pretty voice coming from your GPS unit, "Turn Left Now...," so the story went. :)

Keith Sandell, MBA, GISP
GIS Manager, Corporate Analytics
Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
ofc. 850.521.8341   |   cell 850.727.2897

From: shrug-l-bounces at [mailto:shrug-l-bounces at] On Behalf Of Scott Warner
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 3:00 PM
To: shrug-L at
Subject: shrug-l: Google Earth has done it again

I know this topic has been thrown around before about Google Earth accuracy but I thought this one was pretty good not to share.  The attached screenshot shows a business located 400 miles away in Alabama mapped just east of little ole' Port St Joe, Florida in the middle of the woods on your way to Apalachicola.  When actually entering the address for directions it thankfully puts them in the correct state and town.

"Fun fact or trivial question" while I have your attention.  Do you know which Florida city that the first constitution of the state was drafted in 1838 before becoming the 27th state in 1845?
Your answer is here:


Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
[cid:image001.jpg at 01CAE2ED.B080AD70]        [SmallCoder]

Scott Warner, GISP, FPEM - GIS Director/EM Coordinator
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd Bldg 500
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
85°17'24.4"W  29°48'48.807"N

Office: (850) 229-6145
Fax: (866) 402-1692
Email: swarner at<mailto:swarner at>
County Web Address:<>
GIS Department Web Address:
Emergency Management's Facebook page:  [Facebook-Icon] <>
Skype: gulf.county.fl.gis
 P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail

"Under Florida Law, e-mail addresses are public records.  If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by telephone or in writing."

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