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rmerrick
12-06-2000, 06:12 PM
The unfortunate aspect of these images (at coast.mit.edu) is that they are old and do not appear to be updated recently. There is enough interannual variability in the sorts of things we look for they are not terribly useful.

jettyjockey
12-07-2000, 07:58 AM
the color aerials found at the site are probably less than 10 years old. given the scale and resolution of the pictures, i'm not sure how much detail you can expect from them even if they were updated on a regular basis.

the massgis website (state.ma.us/mgis)has additional aerials, coastal color pictures and black and whites of the rest of the state. i've found them to be pretty good at identifying points, docks, beaches, jetty's etc.

the only problem with those pix are that the file sizes are big to huge (1/2 meg to 16 meg for the 1 meter resolution). if you don't have a dsl or cable modem, downloads would take forever.