Web Assignment #2
Let’s start by cruising over to the USGS’s front page at… http://www.usgs.gov/
Just look at it. Ah! It’s just grand isn’t it?
please give me the titles of the featured topics and the day you saw this
on the “Geomagnetism” link in the "Hazards" section. What the heck is this page
Now let’s go to… http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/symbols/
I know that’s a lot of typing.
on the “Elevation” link and find out what the symbol for a depression is
and draw in here…
on “Land Surface Features” in the left column and below show me the symbol
for a quarry or open pit mine.
Now let’s cruse over to… http://www.terraserver.com
is this website for?
on the left in the location section, type in
“North Royalton, Ohio” in the box to the left and hit enter. What are the
latitude and longitude of the city?
at the map and move around it a bit. What landmarks can you find?
is the exact latitude and longitude of Gibson Field (the football stadium
behind the high school)?
- See if
you can find the latitude and longitude of your house. Write it below if
Search the web for these answers.
country was the first to produce a complete set of topographic maps of its
when did they do that?
is the scale of a 7.5-minute quadrangle map?
Google search “topographic maps” and hit “images” (Note: You can’t do this
at school, because image searches are blocked). Which of the images on the
first page is your favorite? Give its address and say why you like it.
is Landsat? Tell me about it.