Thursday, July 11, 2013

Some actual river distances (GPS recordings)

I have snippets in various posts with actual mileage from my Garmin GPS 60 model.

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a.) Distance from Community Center or Fire House in Fenton by the gazebo/dam --- to Hogan Road = 9.6 miles

b.) We all know that Waterworks Park -- to Strom Park = slightly under 7 miles

c.) Going from the backwoods of the Shiawassee, starting at Davison Mill Pond ---- to Stiff Mill Pond by Waterworks Park = 8 miles
http://connect.garmin.com/activity/28782873

d.) Start at Waterworks in Holly - to McCaslin Lake Road = 22 miles
http://shiawassee-river.blogspot.com/2010/04/gps-geotagging-merged-with-maps.html
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 http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/albumMap?uname=WilliH2O&aid=5459775380877347649#map

e.) Start at McCaslin Lake Road - Shiatown Dam = 32 miles
http://shiawassee-river.blogspot.com/2010/04/kayaking-40-miles-in-one-day-on.html


The app I developed is point-to-point straight line distance between landmarks
---not actual river miles --


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