[meteorite-list] Powellsville is missing!
From: Jeff Grossman <jgrossman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri Dec 9 07:45:31 2005
USGS to the rescue:
Click on one of the mapping services to the right of this page,
preferably Topozone, to see where it is. Google maps doesn't show it.
This GNIS site is an excellent resource for US and Antarctic place names.
For place names in the rest of the world, try:
At 01:13 AM 12/9/2005, tracy latimer wrote:
>Okay, maybe a slight exaggeration, but I've been surfing Google
>Earth looking at meteorite fall sites, and trying to spot locations
>I have in my collection. When I tried to locate Powellsville, OH, I
>was able to locate Scioto County and even a Powellsville Pike, but
>the original town seems to have dried up and blown away. Regular
>Google wasn't much help either; there were mentions of the town in a
>number of websites, but not one map pinpointing its location. Does
>Powellsville as a town even exist any more?
>How many of our meteorites are tied to sites that have vanished into
>Meteorite-list mailing list
Dr. Jeffrey N. Grossman phone: (703) 648-6184
US Geological Survey fax: (703) 648-6383
954 National Center
Reston, VA 20192, USA
Received on Fri 09 Dec 2005 07:45:28 AM PST