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Dakota Churchill

Dakota Churchill

What did we do before Google Maps in Yellowstone National Park?

By: - March 15, 2021

Before the age of cheap computers, handheld GPS, and other innovations, geologic mapping was done with a compass, paper, and pencil.¬† An effort is underway to digitally preserve and publish these valuable geologic maps, some of which depict Yellowstone¬†thermal areas at a very fine scale. In the 1960s and ’70s, a group of USGS Geological […]