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Pratt County GIS Presentation

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Pratt County GIS Presentation

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  2. 2. Fort Larned national Historic Site<br />Pratt County 4-H<br />GeoTech Community Service Learning Project<br />
  3. 3. Pratt County 4-Hers visited Fort Larned National Historic Site on March 26 and April 30, 2011. <br />
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  5. 5. We went to Fort Larned to mark GPS coordinates and take pictures for a worksheet.<br />
  6. 6. Fort Larned already has a self-guided walking trail. We recorded the coordinates of the points along the trail.<br />
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  9. 9. If the posts marking the trail were ever lost, someone would be able to restore the markers by using GPS coordinates.<br />
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  11. 11. The park rangers asked us to mark the corners of the buildings.<br />
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  14. 14. We marked theflag pole too.<br />
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  17. 17. We designed a worksheet for young visitors to the park. It contains photos and questions to be answered. <br />
  18. 18. Is the saddler a civilian or an enlisted man?<br />What direction does this building face? <br />Why? <br />
  19. 19. The worksheet also has places to write down the GPS coordinates from your own device.<br />
  20. 20. Write the coordinates of the exact spot the photograher was standing when he took this photo.<br />
  21. 21. To answer some of the questions a visitor must use their GPS receiver to find an exact point.<br />
  22. 22. Go to these coordinates:<br />N 38° 10.949<br />W 99° 13.174<br />If you walk straight east from here, where will you end up?<br />
  23. 23. We learned that Roy Rogers visited the fort when it was a ranch. Like many other visitors, he carved his name into a wall.<br />
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  25. 25. We learned a lot about using a GPS receiver and about history and the history of Fort Larned.<br />
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  29. 29. Music by Kevin MacLeod<br />Add photographs<br />
  30. 30. Produced by Pratt County 4-H<br />

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