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PostSubject: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 9:44 pm

Been having a look around on google earth today and came up with the idea of making a battle map of Isandlwana with it. ( after the usual looking at my house etc Wink )
Very rough, as I was working from a hand drawn map from 'British Battles' but you get the idea of what could be done.

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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 9:50 pm

You are certainly gifted. I would like to see one of Ulundi. On a Google map. If Possible. But its looks impressive.

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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 11:15 pm

Again very rough & I'm not sure of the scale of the square ... Also seems a little odd seeing Zulu attack a airport :lol:

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PostSubject: google earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 1:40 am

hi all.
I certainly never realised there is an airport basically next door to the ulundi Battlfield. Would they run
private flights to ulundi from the main cities ?. Hope our Sth African members can shed some light on this.
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 9:11 am

Sir DCC
Google earth has The square in in the wrong place, if you follow the road to the right of the runway north to the main road you have placed two arrows. The base of those arrows is actually in the memorial gardens where the square stood. The little white spot in the centre is the memorial, you will make out the path running west beyond the central memorial, that leads to the cemetary.
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 9:59 am

Neil Aspinshaw wrote:
Sir DCC
Google earth has The square in in the wrong place, if you follow the road to the right of the runway north to the main road you have placed two arrows. The base of those arrows is actually in the memorial gardens where the square stood. The little white spot in the centre is the memorial, you will make out the path running west beyond the central memorial, that leads to the cemetary.

Cheers Neil,
If I've understood you right the square should be in the right place now. Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 10:02 am

You're right on Chelmsfords Foreign service hemet vent!
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 10:04 am

Well that's close enough for me :lol:
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 7:04 pm

Great idea. Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 7:15 pm

hi SirDCC,
great images you created!
I love how you even added in the individual soldiers, it looks quite real! :)

very good, keep up the brilliant work!

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PostSubject: google earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 5:45 am

hi sirDCC.
Great work , very enjoyable.
cheers 90th.
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 1:31 pm

Alot of guess work here going from a old thread with a google earth photo.
So if I'm way off feel free to say so Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 1:49 pm

hi SirDCC,
would you e able to do a Rorkes Drfit one?, that would be good and just as interesting to look at

thanks joe
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 7:31 pm

joe wrote:
hi SirDCC,
would you e able to do a Rorkes Drfit one?, that would be good and just as interesting to look at

thanks joe

I dare say I'll get around to it mate. Just found how to turn the map for 3d effect so playing with that atm ...
Here's Rorke's Drift & Isandlwana on the same picture.

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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 7:41 pm

hi SirDCC,
how do you get the map to turn for the 3d effect?

-looking for different ways to look at my house! :lol!:

thanks joe
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyThu Apr 08, 2010 7:52 pm

:lol!: House's stay flat (unless your in a major city, 'though I've only tried New York).
Just press down the center scroll wheel and move the mouse mate Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Google Earth   Google Earth EmptyFri Apr 09, 2010 8:47 pm

Re the comment about the airport at Ulundi, remember that Ulundi was the capital of the KwaZulu homeland before KwaZulu and Natal became a single entity. The airport basically served the government service. With the establishment of Pietermaritzburg as the capital of KwaZulu-Natal, the Ulundi airfield is hardly used.
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PostSubject: ulundi airport.   Google Earth EmptySat Apr 10, 2010 12:48 am

hi ken.
Thanks for the reply concerning the airport at Ulundi. Idea .
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