Speaking of Mongiardo, he announced during the 15th Annual Kentucky Geographic Information Systems Conference that that Kentucky has acquired full-color aerial photography of the entire state. The purchase was made in part with through grants from the United States Geological Survey.
Beyond aiding the adventure tourism industry, this is a great thing for Kentucky.
Images from all 120 counties in Kentucky have been made available online HERE. The data consists of nearly 12,000 separate images that can be downloaded for personal or business purposes. Kentucky’s other mapping sites are accessible via the Kentucky Geography Network.
This is the most awesome thing to ever happen to Kentucky. Maybe. At least in the past few days. Come on, you KNEW I was a huge geek. Now you know how we’ll be spending our weekends and 100% of our free time.
We’re officially breaking up with Google Earth and are now exclusively dating The Commonwealth Map.
The image at the top of the story is just something funny we spotted while digging for aerials “back home.” Below are just a few screengrabs of important locations in our personal lives. Don’t stalk us. We pack heat.