aschoell at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 00:28:16 BST 2010
I recommend USGS maps.
GNIS is based on some automatic processing. It's much lower on steep peaks. I found even more difference than your example.
On 23 Oct 2010, at 5:52 , Nakor wrote:
> I was looking at peaks in Glacier National Park. There are quite a few that have been imported from GNIS. NPS has also a database of such peaks. My issue is that the databases are not consistent. If I take for instance Mt Cleveland:
> GNIS: 48.9250000 , -113.8480556 3175m (10417ft)
> NPS: 48.9227541, -113.8472346 3190m (10466ft)
> That's a little bit more than 1/8 mile off horizontal and 50 ft off vertical. Is there any other source of information to try and figure out what is the correct data?
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