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- IR Expert
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- Location: Quad Cities, IL
This is from the NOAA's color imagery of the Lake Superior Region.
It's not a high quality image but I thought it was interesting from the viewpoint that it demonstrates where most of the hardwoods/Sugar Maples are located. I'm missing my usual Autumn trip to the U.P. this year.
8 trips, 1975 x 2, 1976 x 2, 1978, 1985, 2000, 2013
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- Location: Athens, Ohio
My first trip to Isle Royale was in late September. Island Mine was absolutely gorgeous at that time of year! But the nights were very cold.
19 RH-ML-TI-RH by kayak
16 RH-DF-MB-TI-RH-3M-RH by kayak
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- Location: Soupe Towne, WI
I've never been to Isle Royale when the leaves are changing colors...this makes me sad that I still haven't seen that.
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- Location: Hillsborough, NC
Drove across the UP earlier this week--great color, somewhat past peak, but still gorgeous.
79: worked RH, 01: BI-DB-RH, 02: MC-LR-WL-CH, 05: MI-CI-MB-DF-RH-TM-RH, 09: MC-BI-DN-RH, 11: WC-HC-WC, 12: MC-CB-HL-TH, 13: RH-PI, 14: BI-ML-CI-CH-MB, 16: RH-CI-TI-RH, 17: WI-IM-SB-FL-WC, 18: MC-PC-BI-DB-RH-DF
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- Location: Ann Arbor, MI
one of caltopo's base layers is a weekly high resolution satellite image. I've used the feature obsessively to try to gauge snow cover on routes I wanted to hike. It didn't occur to me that leaves would show up too! The most recent image of IR was occluded by cloud cover. This one, from a week ago, although partially clouded over, is pretty cool:
https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=47.9729 ... tc-7&a=mba
(I hope the link works. I think the images are refreshed on Thursdays.)