Google Earth Does LR2000 Records, Geo Communicator Data, Township Section and Range
Posted 08 October 2009 - 07:46 PM
Posted 09 October 2009 - 08:27 PM
Posted 27 January 2010 - 02:30 PM
Hello Shep. Patrick in Lake Havasu here. I am having the same X problem. Can you give me a bit more detail on your GE fix?.....
Had nothing to do with your 'bridge'. It was GE. I got on their help section, then cleared all overlays and the X disappeared. Downloaded the new PP and all is fine
Posted 09 March 2010 - 05:26 PM
How reliable is the info in the prospectors pack?
IE if it show no claim is it safe to prospect in that spot or if further research needed?
Posted 09 March 2010 - 07:21 PM
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Posted 29 March 2010 - 05:55 PM
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Posted 06 April 2010 - 09:20 AM
Posted 13 April 2010 - 10:03 PM
I don't know if the version I'm using is Rod's newest. This may have already been fixed.
Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:05 PM
I just checked your newest kml and kmz versions (2010). Land status has &reaspect=false added to the end of the URL, but the active (and other) mining claims links don't.
Yep its fixed
Zoom in close enough with land status (called BLM lands) and active claims turned on, and you'll see the quarter sections indicating active claims don't line up. Add &reaspect=false and they do.
Thanks again for putting this together.
Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:51 PM
Posted 18 April 2010 - 12:25 AM
I want to thank you for your fix,it is spot
on and worked like a charm.
I contacted Rod a few days before,because I was
concerned that the guys relying on the coords taken
from the map could get into trouble. The claim
boundaries were several hundred feet off from true
location North to South.
Also the sections were a thousand feet short North
to South. I suggest that anyone with the version before
your fix do as you say. It is real simple and quick to
do and may keep someone from taking a shot at you.
Do the same fix with the township and range section
thingy. I tried it against known surveyed corners and
claims. It took about 10 seconds to know it was out of
kilter with known survey points on the ground.
My surveying is a lot better than my computer skills.
So thank you very much for the fix and computer lesson.
Posted 18 April 2010 - 02:46 AM
Again, thanks for the feedback and calling this out, I've corrected it, re-uploaded the files. Its good to see others getting into this stuff on this level.
Posted 04 May 2010 - 11:52 AM
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Posted 30 December 2010 - 10:50 AM
Do you know if there is any way to cache a bunch of data so you can use it offline like when navigating in the field?
Posted 03 February 2011 - 08:32 AM
I'd like to attempt to clarify what the Prospectors Power Pack is and is not.
It's not a program, Google Earth is the program.
Think of the Power Pack as a bridge, it connects you across the Internet to the island of BLM records. The kml and kmz files that make it work are the steel and concrete, the bridge itself. The kml version of the bridge is for all vehicles, the kmz trucks only, however there is no difference in the end destination.
It's impossible for me to act as techical support if it works on one of your computers but not the other, too many variables. Also the BLM does not provide data for all of the US, neither you nor I can change that.
Shep, did you get it working?
Another question from someone still in the fog..... Each time we connect to the BLM records, are they up to date? How often are they updated? Thanks again for your efforts Rod.
Posted 03 February 2011 - 08:40 AM
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Posted 23 March 2011 - 04:38 PM
Just joined, I get the same permission message as NCgoldseeker when I try to download the files.
Posted 24 March 2011 - 05:30 PM
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