Rain Delay

It poured vile rain all day today. Due to weather-related motivational failures, I have decided to do my long ride tommorow. Here is my planned route.

Map of my route

Here is what TopoUSA thinks the view will be looking southeast from from the turnaround point. (The elevation profile has been slightly exaggerated.)

3D rendering of the view

I’m developing a greater interest in GIS lately. I started reading Web Mapping Illustrated. It’s a nice intro to the open-source GIS tools that are floating around out there.

Book Cover
Sadly, I still don’t know of anything equivalent to TopoUSA that runs on Linux.

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