Tag Archives: Maps

the virtual past

Marion has been busy in the lab recreating the landscape of the port town of Colchester.  This rendering is slightly more accurate than before, due to her hard work to create elevations using ArcGIS with a topo map from 1920. … Continue reading

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Virtual Colchester Evolving

These screenshots were taken from CART’s GIS . Marion has been doing some interesting and important work. First she created a 3D rotatable image from a two-foot contour map. Then projected the town plat, the lines you see on the ground. … Continue reading

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3-D images

Marion, CART GIS specialist, is working hard on overlaying the Colchester Town plat (in red) to the topographic landscape.  Shown in this picture is the OCPP boundary in blue, and the increase in elevation above the Occoquan River gets lighter with elevation.  The two red building … Continue reading

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