My first post here! I thought I would butter you all up by giving you something nice to play with. This represents the work done by Micheal E. Davias on the formation of the Carolina Bays. Here is a link to a YouTube video by Antonio Zamora explaining how it all works. It really is quite startling if you are new to the topic. It also doubles as an extremely useful tool to help you find mounds in the USA! I have found dozens of them. I usually email the local University for more info, and they are oftentimes quite happy to reply. I understand that this should probably be in the tools thread, but where's the fun in that? In this case, I think this deserves better coverage and discussion.
Here's some nice mounds I found: First is on private land, and is being monitored closely. Landowner has been suitably chastised for digging into it. He won't let any excavation happen though. Second has never been properly researched. It is known as 4 mile mound, and is in a hard to reach location. Enjoy! First is located at: 31°49'15.44"N 91°47'48.83"W and the second at: 32°13'27.23"N 90°43'11.70"W The first bears a remarkable similarity to Watson Break.
Thanks for very interesting stuff on Carolina Bays and beyond! Sure I add this to my list of useful web map tools!
Your individual mound spottings look promising for a discussion here on Cultures sub-forum, but it won't work unless you give locations. Until that others don't have the opportunity to make their own research, which would make them able to discuss anything about the sites.
Hope that it can be fixed, because until you won't give coordinates- or attach kmz file for the mounds, really this thread better fits Tools section.
Sincerely hope I can check your mounds locations on GE for myself!
I actually got pretty bored finding mounds over there. They are everywhere. Three sided pyramids are pretty common too. The trick is too look on flat river plains where rivers converge. They liked building there. Regarding Canada, it's a bit trickier. But there is a LOT of stuff around Ontario. And some very suspicious Irish looking stone circles too? Once you get up to New England, there are hundreds of thousands of km of stone walls, cellars and dolmens too. Burials with red ochre. Check up on the red paint people. You will need to download the LAZ files from the Canadian government portal.
Using the Louisiana state's LiDAR data I was finally able to update my Watson Brake positional data. Using the data demonstrated that Google Earth is using the LiDAR DEM data (about 1m resolution) for their elevation modelling. Good to know their accuracy is that refined in this region. I was accustomed to 75m DEM modeling in the Andes.
Well, that's my news and the links you need to update KMLs. Of interest here, there is another mound near the first one mentioned above, Alexander Mound, 31.823254 -91.815798. I have a lot of other mounds nearby placemarked.
Just looking around these two a bit with the KMZ turned on, I notice a large platform at Fitzhugh Mounds, 32.321036 -91.084627, I had not noticed or placemarked before. In satellite view it is a plot of trees. Also, the river front appears to have had a series of residential platforms??
Enough for now. Thanks for posting this very useful tool. I'll give this more attention when I "return from France" so to speak.
Thanks! Just checking out your site. Great work on the KMZ.
apps.nationalmap.gov/3depdem/ is a one shot place to download Liddy for the US. That said, the guys down at LSU are a nice bunch and are happy to answer any questions you might have. Regarding Poverty Point, I dunno. I get the feeling that half of it washed away... At least it does a good impression of it. There is lots of stuff in Canada too. Check out this Stone Circle:
My friend Steve found that one. He also has a pyramid built out of quartz on his property? If you are interested, he also rents out cabins if you fancy a break. Link.
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