New aerial view of Plummer’s Hollow

Microsoft bird's-eye screenshot

Our neighbor down-ridge toward Altoona, Charlie Hoyer, alterted us to the existence of new aerial photos of the farm and surrounding woods, evidently shot from a low-flying plane in early May, 2008. This is from Microsoft Virtual Earth, and it’s the bird’s-eye views in particular that appear to be new. The regular aerial views appear to be the older USGS photos.

It’s a good thing we’re not paranoid. Now it’s not just Google and the government who are watching us, but Bill Gates, too!


About Dave Bonta

I'm the author of several books of poetry, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my long-running literary blog Via Negativa, where I'm currently creating erasure poems from every entry of the Diary of Samuel Pepys. I'm also the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a blog showcasing the best poetry videos on the web.

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