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!

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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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