The Map Terrain

In my previous blog, I looked at the cross-section view of the swale. In this blog, we will look at the 2-foot contour Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of Mercer Square available from the City of Fredericksburg .  I provide the previous photographs, the terrain and the location of where the particular view is taken.

 Mercer-St-topo-#1-web

Mercer & Littlepage – Topo #1

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Haw Street & Alley – Topo #2

 Charlotte-St-topo-#3-web

Charlotte St & Littlepage – Topo #3

Charlotte_Wolfe-Alley-topo-#4-web 

Alley between Wolfe and Charlotte – Topo #4

Wolfe-St-topo-#5-web 

Wolfe and Littlepage – Topo #5

Wolfe_Lafayette-Alley-topo-#6-web 

Alley between Lafayette and Wolfe – Topo #6

In the next blog we will pull all of my initial investigation together concerning the Swale at Mercer Square.

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About Peter Glyer

I am retired with a lifelong interest in history, primarily the Civil War and WWII - Europe. I was an Army engineer, hence my interest in terrain. I graduated with a degree in City and Regional Planning and a Masters in International Relations.
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