Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Google Map Street View Orienteering


Start: Lawrence City Hall
1: Street sweeper ("eagle"), north side of street
2: Street junction
3. Mural on building, west side of street
Finish: Driveway between houses, west side of street

You can "run" this course using the Google map "street view." In another browser window, open this Google map, click on "street view" and follow the course. Depending on your internet connection, this could be quick and easy or maddeningly slow.

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posted by Michael | 4:14 PM


Cool! Interesting way to 'run' a course. I have seen this Street View button before but not realised what it did until now.
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Time: 6:30
S - 1: 2:00
1 - 2: 2:30
2 - 3: 1:15
3 - F: 0:45
It's really irritating not to be able to run through the park... ;)
Is the finish line Spike's boyhood home?
That's what I was thinking.
Yep, the finish is the driveway of the house where I grew up.

I suggest to try as well StreetView on the website of Fizber to explore city neighborhoods. It feels as if you're walking down the street!
i just tried StreetView on the website of Fizber, it is a powerful feature!
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