shrug-l: New under water ships down under

Bret Whiteley bretwhiteley at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 13:35:44 EST 2012


Those ships are in the DEEEP south.

Now if somebody on this list can explain why the ARCmap 10 .sxd files are
no longer 'balanced" the GIS community can all rest tonight.  Oh, no wait -
never mind.  Just had too zoom out a little.  Got it solved.

Thanks for the humour.

Bret.



On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Jacob Coble <CobleJ at leoncountyfl.gov> wrote:

>  Seriously, maybe whenever anyone runs across something this bad in
> Google, they should share it with this group. We could have a few examples
> to use whenever a bean counter says, "We don't need GIS, Google is good
> enough." Can you imagine several more examples like the one Joe sent? An
> accurate GIS map made with good local data vs. a flawed Google map of the
> same area.
>
> Maybe this could be a S.H.R.U.G. poster contest - each poster would
> feature a quality GIS map on one half and an inaccurate Google map of the
> same area on the other half. What if we had several such posters, the PDF
> files could be shared. Anytime people needed to describe to the powers that
> be the value of their GIS program, they could print these posters and show
> them (even if the poster is not of their locality - the point is to show
> that Google is not sufficient for many uses). And it is not only imagery
> problems - we all have seen problems in the Google streets vs. local data.
> A picture is worth a thousand words.
>
>
>
>
> *Jacob Coble, GISP*
> GIS Specialist II
> Tallahassee-Leon County GIS
> Leon County Courthouse, Level P-3
> 301 S. Monroe St.
> Tallahassee, FL 32301
> PH (850) 606-5504
> FAX (850) 606-5501
> coblej at leoncountyfl.gov
> www.tlcgis.org
> >>> "Joe Bendis" <jbendis at sgrc.us> 2/1/2012 1:14 PM >>>
>
> An NEVER try to navigate “Local” waters either Jim (Lanark Village) just
> south of Tallahassee, FL.****
>
> ** **
>
> The island locally know as Bird Island or Lanark Reef is almost completely
> missing from Google ****
>
> [image: GoogleEarth_Image.jpg]****
>
> ** **
>
> Same area with Bing from a GIS project Basemap****
>
> ** **
>
> [image: lanarkreef.jpg]****
>
> ** **
>
> *Joseph E. Bendis***
>
> *VALOR GIS Specialist*
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> *Southern Georgia *
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> *From:* shrug-l-bounces at lists.dep.state.fl.us [mailto:
> shrug-l-bounces at lists.dep.state.fl.us] *On Behalf Of *Keith Sandell
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:59 PM
> *To:* Jim at gpserv.com; SHRUG
> *Subject:* RE: shrug-l: New under water ships down under****
>
> ** **
>
> Have they sued Google yet for sinking their ships? ****
>
> ** **
>
> Because as we all know Google is always “right” and that’s why we don’t
> need GIS people. (you can’t hear the extreme sarcasm in my voice, but it’s
> there trust me)****
>
> ** **
>
> Reminds me of a time when a Google sales person was pitching some of their
> products to me and repeatedly told me that with “our” products you don’t
> need GIS people, yea sign me up for that…****
>
> ** **
>
> Good example to keep around the next time management or politicians say,
> “Why do we need you, we have Google!”****
>
> ** **
>
> They just might sink you ship!****
>
> ** **
>
> Thanks for sharing Jim.****
>
> ** **
>
> *Keith Sandell, MBA*
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> *From:* shrug-l-bounces at lists.dep.state.fl.us [mailto:
> shrug-l-bounces at lists.dep.state.fl.us] *On Behalf Of *Jim Robeson
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:37 PM
> *To:* 'SHRUG'
> *Subject:* shrug-l: New under water ships down under****
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> Interesting things afoot in Sydney harbor.  The Australians have new
> submergible ships.     That is how it appears in Google Earth.  Nice job
> guys!!!  Thought The GIS community might find this humorous.  ****
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