not so green

aerial photos of greenland and beyond

West-central Canada and US

Chin Coulee Reservoir, Alberta - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Chin Coulee Reservoir, Alberta

Here's a great series of images from Flickr user Carl Carl from across west-central Canada and the United States. We start in southern Alberta, with this image of the Chin Coulee, a large reservoir about ten miles south of the town of Taber, Alberta. The Chin Coulee Dam is visible in the right-center.

 
Chin Coulee Dam, Alberta - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Chin Coulee Dam, Alberta

Here's a closer look at the dam, surrounded by snow-covered fields.

 
Missouri River, Chouteau County, MT - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Missouri River, Chouteau County, MT

Traveling about 135 miles southeast, we cross the border into Montana and come to this image looking northeast along the Missouri River in Chouteau County, Montana, about ten miles northeast of the city of Fort Benton, MT.

 
Fergus County, MT - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Fergus County, MT

The next image, located about 40 miles southeast, shows a close-up view of striped fields surrounded by deeply incised valleys in Fergus County, Montana.

 
Lewiston, MT - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Lewiston, MT

Next we go to the county seat of Fergus County, the city of Lewiston, MT, population 5,813. Lewiston Municipal Airport is visible in the foreground.

 
Sheridan County, WY - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Sheridan County, WY

Another 180 miles southeast, and we cross the border into Wyoming, with this view of Interstate 87 in Sheridan County, just east of the town of Ranchester, WY.

 
Sheridan County, WY - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Sheridan County, WY

Here's a closer look at the landscape of Sheridan County.

 
Powder River, Johnson County, WY - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Powder River, Johnson County, WY

Further south, in Johnson County, we come to this view of the Powder River twisting t

 
Powder River, Johnson County, WY - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Powder River, Johnson County, WY

Another look at the Powder River.

 
Sioux County, NE - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Sioux County, NE

Another 170 miles southeast brings us across Wyoming's eastern border into western Nebraska's Sioux County. This image shows center-pivot agriculture patterns north of the town of Morrill, NE.

 
Sioux County, NE - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Sioux County, NE

A closer look at some of the fields.

 
Scottsbluff, NE - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Scottsbluff, NE

The next image shows Scottsbluff, Nebraska, the county seat of Scottsbluff County and home to 14,732 people. Western Nebraska Regional Airport is visible in the upper right.

 
 - aerial photograph

Google Earth Screenshot
View in GE


Red River, Oklahoma/Texas

With the final image, we travel another 630 miles southeast to the Oklahoma/Texas border, with this image looking east along the Red River, the border between the two states. Oklahoma is on the left and Texas is on the right.

 

Photos taken: January 18, 2009

Photos by: Carl Carl

Route: Calgary, Alberta to Cancun, Mexico

Comments

WOW! I am ecstatic about this! I really really wanted to find all these locations after posting to flickr, but I had a tough time with most of them. Thank you so much!

...also, if you'd like to know the route, it's Calgary Alberta to Cancun Mexico. I also have shots over Dallas, Houston and Cancun.

Post a comment


Not so green showcases aerial photographs from Greenland and from around the world taken by Flickr users, and locates each image on a map using Google Maps and Google Earth. More details.

February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
May 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
Feed icon RSS Feed

© 2007 notsogreen.com